3rd Cl. Q. M. C., U. S. N. R. F. Son of A. L. and Sarah Coltrane, of Guilford County. Entered service June 3, 1918, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent of U. S. S. Lakeport. Released from ship at Newport News, Va. Made three trips across, first to Glasgow, Scotland, one to Inverness, one to Azores Islands. Returned to USA April 9, 1919. Mustered out at Newport News, Va., June 3, 1919.