1st Lt., 105th Eng., Eng. Tr., 30th Div. Son of F. L. and Novella Cline, of Catawba County. Husband of Mrs. Mary Shaw Cline. Entered service July 15, 1917, at Hickory, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France April 26, 1918. Promoted to 1st Lt. July 12, 1917. Fought in all actions of 30th Div. Enlisted in 1st N.C. N. G. Aug. 8, 1916. Was transferred from Inf. to Engineers Sept. 1, 1917. Returned to USA April 14, 1919, Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson May 13, 1919.