2nd Lt., 114th M. G. Btn., Co. A, 30th Div., 114th M. G. Regt.; of New Hanover County; son of John Allen and Mrs. May French Taylor. Husband of Mrs. Placide Clark Taylor. Entered service March 29, 1917, at Wilmington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. June 15, 1918. Fought with 30th Div. Brigaded with British. Wounded at Hindenburg Line. Suffered fractured head Sept. 24, 1918. Sent to hospitals in France and England and back to U. S. Hospital. Mustered out at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., March 13, 1919.