Sergt., Motor Transport Corps, Co. C. Born in Alamance County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Allen. Entered the service May 27, 1918, at Mebane, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., and from there to San Antonio, Texas. Sailed for France Nov. 12, 1918. Served with 312th Motor Transport in France as Mechanic. Returned to the USA Oct. 15, 1919. Landed at Hoboken, N. J., and was mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., Oct. 23, 1919.