Private 1st Class, Signal Co. C, 81st Div., 306th Reg. Born in Caldwell County; son of Arthur and Mrs. Agnes Makris. Entered service Sept. 4, 1917, at Lenoir, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Mills, going from there to France July, 1918. Fought at Verdun, Meuse-Argonne. Charlie Makris, his brother, was in Co. E, 275th Inf. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, June, 1919.