M. M., 1st Class, U. S. N. R. F. Born in Craven County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Gaskin. Entered the service June 4, 1918, at Wilmington, N.C., and sent to Charleston, S. C., then transferred to U. S. S. “Owl,” and then to Opr. Base, Va. Mustered out of the service at Opr. Base, Va., Sept 3, 1919.