Private 1st Class, 168th Inf., Co. D, 42nd Div.; of Sampson County; son of R. D. and Mrs. Jane Faircloth. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Parkton, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France June, 1918. Fought at Lorraine Front, Argonne Forest. Arrived in USA April 18, 1919, at New York. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 6, 1919.