Earl was born on November 22, 1897.  He was already serving in the New York National Guard when the United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917.  Earl continued serving in the New York National Guard long after the armistice was signed on November 11, 1918.  He was discharged on September 12, 1928.  Earl passed away on December 19, 1960.

The Hilton Record
Hilton, New York
January 31, 1918
The Hilton Record
Hilton, New York
April 17, 1919