Sergt., Machine Gun Co., 30th Div., 120th Inf.; of Granville County; son of R. W. and Mrs. Mary D. Harris. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Oxford, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Boston, Mass. Sailed for France June 4, 1917. Promoted to Corpl. Aug. 4, 1917, to Sergt. July, 1918. Fought at St. Quentin, Kimmel, Belgium, Bellicourt. Has British M. M. and American D. S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 17, 1919.