Sergt., Inf., Regimental Sup. Co. Born in Moore County, N.C., June 20, 1892. Son of Isaac and Julia L. Cleaver. Entered the service at Southern Pines, N.C., July 12, 1916, and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Ft. Bliss, Texas, and then to Camp Royster, N.C., and then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. Nov. 1, 1916. On Mexican border Oct. 11, 1916, to March 21, 1917. Fought at Ypres July 27, to Aug. 2, Ypres Aug. 21st to 26th, Voormizelle Aug. 31st to Sept. 2nd. Bellicourt Sept. 27th to Oct. 1st., Premont, Busigny, Oct. 9th, Escaufourt, St. Benin Oct. 10th to 12th. Rebeauville Oct. 17th to 20th. Drafted out of N. G. to Regular Army same date as National Guard was so drafted. Mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919.