When he registered for the draft on 9/12/1918 he lived at 136 W Mulberry, Lancaster, Fairfield Co, OH. He verified his birth date and said he was a general contractor at the same address so apparently was self-employed. His next of kin was Rosetta S Van Gundy, same address. According to the Registrar's Report, he was medium height, stout, with grey eyes and brown hair.
He wrote several letters to family members, many of which have survived for verification of the early ancestors. His return address was:
The J.D. Van Gundy Co.
147 Union St.