2nd Lt., Inf., Co. F, 3rd Pioneer Regt.; of Union County; son of R. and Mrs. Mary Redfearn. Entered service Aug. 27, 1917, at Monroe, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Ft. McIntosh, Texas, then to Camp Wadsworth. Sailed for France Aug. 30, 1918. Comm. 2nd Lt. Nov. 27, 1917. Fought at Meuse-Argonne offensive. Returned to USA July 24, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 15, 1919.