Corpl. M. G., Co., A, 40th Div., 144th Reg. County of Gaston; son of R. A. and Margaret Cloniger. Entered service July 5, 1918, at Dallas, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Sept. 11, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. August, 1918. Fought at Verdun. On Mexican border from October, 1916, to March, 1917. Returned to USA April 11, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 22, 1919.