Marine Corps. Entered the service April 17, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Was sent to Paris Island. Sailed for France Sept. 21, 1917. Fought at Verdun Sector, Chateau Thierry and Soissons. Received shell wound July 19, 1918. Gassed at Verdun April 13, 1918. In hospital from July 19 until Nov. 14, 1918. Returned to USA April 30, 1919. Mustered out at Quantico, Va., May 19, 1919.

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