Sergt. Am. Train, Co. E, 81st Div., 306th Reg.; of Franklin County; son of J. R. and Fannie Earle. Entered service April 14, 1918, at Louisburg, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 9, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. July 9, 1918, Sergt. Jan., 1919. Fought in all battles with his company. Landed in USA June 20, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 27, 1919.