Private 1st Class, F. A., Ordnance Dept., 30th Div., 114th Regt.; of Pitt County; son of Robert W. and Mrs. Mayme Smith. Entered service Sept. 20, 1917, at Farmville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Fought at Argonne Forest, St. Mihiel. Returned to USA March 23, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 9, 1919.