Sergt. 1st Class, Med. Corps, Base Hosp. No. 65. Son of A. T. and Bettie S. Beddingfield of Johnston County. Entered service April 23, 1918, at Clayton, N.C. Sent to Ft. McPherson, Ga. Transferred to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 15, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. 1st Class Sept. 1, 1918. Returned to USA July 13, 1919. Mustered out July 23, 1919, at Mitchell Field.