Private, 1st Class, 317th Artly., Btry. C, 81st Div.; of Pasquotank County; son of W. F. and Mary Copeland. Husband of Mrs. Hattie Copeland. Entered service May 24, 1918, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Served in N.C. N. G., for three years in Co. I, 2nd Regt., at Edenton, N.C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Aug. 31, 1918.