Sergt., Inf., Co. I, 119th Regt., 30th Div.; from Craven County, N.C.; son of A. and Mary Needleman. Husband of Mollie Needleman. Entered the service at Wilmington, N.C., Sept. 15, 1916, and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., and then to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Promoted Sergt. Nov. 2, 1918. Fought in all engagements of the 30th Div. from July 15th to Nov. 11th. Served on the Mexican border about six months and did guard duty at Camp Greene, N.C. Returned to the USA April 2, 1919, and mustered out of the service at Camp Dix, N. J., April 23, 1919.