Sergt., Inf., Co. F, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Franklin County; son of S. R. and Edith Mitchell Holmes. Entered service May 20, 1910. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailing for France May 12, 1918. Promoted to rank as Corpl. July, 1916, Mess Sergt. July, 1917. Fought at Ypres-Bellicourt, Hindenburg Drive. Wounded at Battle of City of Martin Oct. 18, 1918. Wounded by machine gun. Sent to English Hospital in England. Landed in USA April 18, 1919. On Mexican border six months. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 22, 1919.