Lt. Col., Inf., 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Sampson County; son of James and Mrs. Elizabeth Faircloth. Husband of Mrs. Alice Wade Faircloth. Entered service June 19, 1916, at Clinton, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Stewart, Texas, then to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France May 29, 1918. Promoted to rank of Lt.-Col. Jan. 18, 1917. Fought at Canal Sector, in vicinity of Kemmel Hill. Was transferred to duty in Judge Advocate Gen. Dept. August, 1918. Lawyer by profession in civil life. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., Jan. 18, 1919.