1st Class Private, Co. E, 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Halifax County; son of J. T. and Olive Chance. Husband of Meddie Chance. Entered service Sept. 20, 1917, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought in France and Belgium. Wounded in battle at Ypres, Belgium, July 30, 1918, M. G. fire in arm, and sent to British Hospital No. 13. Returned to USA April 2nd. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 7, 1919.