1st Lt., Co. B, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Regt.; of Lenoir County; son of J. W. and Mrs. E. J. Taylor. Husband of Mrs. Leone Taylor. Entered service in 1916 at Kinston, N.C. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. 1910; 1st Lt. 1913. Has been in N.C. N. G. about ten years. Was on Mexican border and served until Oct. 12, 1917, then went back to special limited duty and served from Oct. 3, 1918, to Dec. 7, 1918.