James E. Sifford
2nd Signal Q. M. C. (Navy). Born Sept. 4, 1900; son of W. L. and Fannie J. Sifford, of Rowan County. Entered the service June 3, 1918, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Hampton Roads, Naval Base. Was on board U. S. S. Ohio, second line battleship. One trip across; landed at Brest, France. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Naval Base, March 24, 1919.