1st class Private, Artillery, Btry. C, 81st Div., 318th Reg., F. Artillery; of Meckburg County; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Bennick. Husband of Mrs. Julia Bright Bennick. Entered service Nov. 2, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France, Aug. 7, 1918. Fought at Chateau Thierry. Was with A. E. F. from Aug. 18, 1918, until June 1, 1919. Returned June 2, 1919. Landed at Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 22, 1919.