Corpl., Ambulance Co., 78th Div., Regt. 303, San. Tr. Born in Lenoir County; son of W. E. and Mrs. Lula Mewborn. Husband of Mrs. Mae Mewborn. Entered service May 31, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., from there to Camp Dix, N. J. Sailed for France June 12, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. June, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel Front, Argonne Forest, Toul Sector. Returned to USA May 29, 1919, Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 15, 1919.