1st Lt., F. Artly., Batry. C, B’tln Staff, 30th Div., 113th F. A. Regt.; of Orange County; son of S. M. and Mrs. Margaret Gattis. Entered service May, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt. July 21, 1917. Fought at St. Mihiel and Argonne, Woevre Sector. Served with 3rd Army of Occupation in Germany. Returned to USA Aug. 1919. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., Aug. 12, 1919.