1st Class Private Infantry, Co. D, 83rd, Div., 330th Reg.; of Orange County; son of J. W. and Mrs. Mary E. Bacon. Entered service Aug. 5th, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth. Sailed for France Oct. 7th, 1918. Served as Prison Guard with Co. 219th P. W. E. Landed at Hoboken, N. J., on his return to USA Oct. 15, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J. Nov. 2nd, 1919. His ancestors served in the Mexican and Civil Wars.