1st Class Private, C. A. C., Headquarters Co., 60th C. A. C. Born in Martin County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Allen. Entered the service at Richmond, Va., July 30, 1917. Was sent to Fortress Monroe, Va., and from there to Stuart, Va. Landed at Brest, France, April 23, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel offensive, Sept. 12 to 16, 1918; Meuse-Argonne, Sept. 26th-Nov. 11, 1918; 1st Phase, Sept. 26 to Oct. 4, 1918; 2nd Phase, Oct. 4 to Oct. 22, 1918; 3rd Phase, Oct. 23 to Nov. 11, 1918. Returned to USA Feb. 4, 1919. Landed at New York, N. Y. Mustered out at Ft. Washington, Md., Feb. 17, 1919. Home address, Jamesville, N.C.