Private, 1st Class, Inf., Co. K, 1st Div., 16th Inf.; of Pitt County; son of Enoch H. and Mrs. Mary A. Forbes. Entered service April 18, 1917, at Greenville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas. Transferred to Ft. Bliss. Sailed for France June 14, 1917. Fought at Toul Sector and Somme. Gassed at Somme front June 8, 1918. Sent to Field Hospital No. 13. French Gas. Amb. 186. American Naval Base No. 1. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Sept 26, 1919.