1st Lt., Btry. A, 27th Div., 106th F. A.; of Nash County; son of C. J. and Mrs. Genora Odom. Husband of Mrs. Anne Odom. Entered service March 8, 1917, at Nashville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C., to Camp Wheeler. Sailed for France June 12, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Aug. 15, 1917; 1st Lt. Feb. 12, 1919. Fought at St. Mihiel, Cambrai Hill, Argonne. Returned to USA March 11, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 1, 1919.