Navy, 1st Class Machinist Mate. Born in Durham County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Peed. Husband of Mrs. M. L. Peed. Entered the service May 25, 1918, at Norfolk, Va. Was sent to Cherry Stone Naval Base, then to St. Helena. Was then on duty at Puget Sound. Was on U. S. S. Western Star. Went to Chile, then to Panama Canal. Mustered out at New York Jan. 23, 1919.