Corpl., Co. E, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Lee County; son of J. R. and Mary T. Watson. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Jonesboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Was in all engagements with 120th Regt. Returned to USA April 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 18, 1919.