Private, 1st Class, F. Artly., Btry. D, 81st Div., 318th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of W. H. and Mrs. Virginia Holdford. Entered service March 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 22, 1918. Arrived in USA June 11, 1919, at Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 22, 1919.