Private, 321st Inf., 81st Div.; of Guilford County; son of W. C. and Mrs. Laura E. Herndon. Entered service May 28, 1918, at High Point. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., May 28, 1918. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Upton, N. J. Sailed for Southampton, Eng. Fought near Verdun, France, three last battles. Set sail from Brest, March 5, 1919; landed in USA March 19, at New York. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 4, 1919.