Corpl., Inf., Co. F, 6th Div., 54th Regt.; of Wilson County; son of J. M. and E. Martin. Entered service May 10, 1918, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Ft. Scriven. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth, then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France July 6, 1918. Fought at Vosges Mtn. Sector 42 days; at Meuse-Argonne 11 days. Returned to USA June 10, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 25, 1919.