Sergt., Engrs. Corps, Co. A. Born in Halifax County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Pittman. Entered the service Oct. 3, 1917, at Scotland Neck, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Devens. Sailed for France July 8, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. Feb. 16, 1918, and to rank of Sergt. July 1, 1918. Fought at Toul, Chateau Thierry, Argonne Forest. Was sent to Base Hospital No. 316 on account of rheumatism. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., Jan. 19, 1919.