from Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in The Service of the United States and The Allied Nations in The World War 1914-1918 (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Commission, 1921)
Son of John W. and Nancy Ann Head; born January 6, 1893, near Plainfield, Hendricks County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service September 22, 1917, Danville, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky.; assigned to Company C., 334th Infantry; Company C., 152nd Infantry. Transferred to Camp Shelby, Miss., assigned to Replacement Draft. Sailed overseas June 15, 1918. Assigned to Company D, 4th Infantry, 3rd Division. Killed in action July 23, 1918, Chateau-Thierry.