Private, Machine Gun Co. 314, 79th Div., 314th Reg.; of Durham County; son of T. M. and Mrs. Mollie Beves. Husband of Mrs. Alice Kime Beves. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., May 29, 1918. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., to Camp Mills, N. J. Sailed for France Oct. 1, 1918. Fought at Meuse Sector. Sailed from St. Nazaire, May 16th, landed in New York, May 26, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., May 31, 1919.