1st class Private, F. A. Btry. A, 30th Div., 113th Reg.; of Lenoir County; son of Maronn and Marie Hakim. Entered service July 7, 1917, at La Grange, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Greene, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Oct. 1, 1917. Transferred to 1st Army Hdqrs. Reg. Served with them all over France in danger zone, guarding ammunition trains with rifles, also French interpreter for Hdqrs. officers. After Armistice was signed transferred to 226th M. P. Now located in LaGrange, N.C., in business. Returned to USA Sept. 1, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 7, 1919.