1st class Private, Co. 306, Mobile Veterinary Co., 81st Div.; of Wilson County; son of E. T. and Mrs. Jennie Braswell. Entered service March 30, 1917, at Wilson. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France June 30, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. His duty was to take horses to battle front, and remove the wounded horses. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 25, 1919.