He joined the US Army on November 7, 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. According to his enlistment, he was a semi-skilled miner and mining-machine operator. He had one year of high school and was not married.
Died on November 17, 1944, in Metz, France
Buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Pine Hill, Oneida, Scott Co, TN
358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division, Company C