1st Class Private, Inf., Unassigned. Born in Wayne County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Smith. Entered the service July 31, 1918, at Syracuse, N. Y. Was transferred to Washington, D. C., Sept. 12, 1918, for clerical work, operating division, general staff, U. S. Army. Mustered out at Camp Meiggs, D. C., Dec. 18, 1918.