1st Class Private, 324th Inf., Co. H, 81st Div.; of Nash County; son of J. D. and Mrs. Sarah Frances Parker. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France Aug. 15, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne Nov. 9 to 11, 1918. Arrived in USA June 8, 1919, at Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 25, 1919.