Son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Adams, of Pender Co. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Burgaw, N. C. Pvt. Artillery, Battery C, 76th Division, 302nd regiment. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Hill, Va., August, 1918. Sent over sea to France. Fought at St. Mihiel. Returned to U. S. A. April 2, 1919, from Poliac, France, on U. S. S. Santa Rosa and landed at Boston, Mass. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 11, 1919.