Sergt., Inf., Co. A, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Nash County; son of T. J. and Mrs. Victoria Fly. Husband of Mrs. Gladys Fly. Entered service July 28, 1917, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Goldsboro. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth. Sailed for Calais, France, May 28, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt., 1917. Fought at Ypres, St. Mihiel, Hindenburg Line Sept. 29, 1918. Wounded at Hindenburg Line Sept. 29th. Sent to British Hospital. Arrived in USA June 28, 1919, at Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 11, 1919.