2nd Lt. Air Service, Pilot 278th Aero Squad. Born in Moore County; son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Graves. Entered the service Aug. 15, 1917, at Atlanta, Ga. Was sent to Georgia Tech and from there to Park Field, Tenn., and from there to Dick, Texas. Transferred to Ft. Sill, Okla., and from there to Taliaferro Field, Ft. Worth, Texas. Sailed for France Sept. 15, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. April 1, 1918. Overseas 13 months. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Oct. 15, 1919.