1st Sgt. Inf., Co. K, 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Wilson County; son of C. H. and Mrs. Mary Morton. Entered service May 13, 1916, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Sergt., 1918. Was in all actions of the 119th Reg. Served on Mexican border six months, 2nd N.C. N. G., from May 13, 1913, until it was changed to the 119th Inf. in August, 1917. Citation for bravery and has the D. S. C. Arrived in USA April 2, 1919, Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 7, 1919.