Private, Engrs., Co. F, 147th Regt.; of Randolph County; son of William R. and Mrs. Ella Richardson. Entered service August 27, 1918, at Carthage, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind. Mustered out at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind., Dec. 11, 1918.