1st Class Private, Inf., Co. E, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Wayne County; son of Jon. and Mrs. Rachel Edwards. Husband of Mrs. Etta Butts Edwards. Entered service April, 1918, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Philadelphia, Pa. Sailed for France. Fought at Ypres, St. Mihiel, and all other engagements. Returned to USA April 2nd. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 8, 1919.