Capt., Inf., Co. N, 5th Div., 6th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of Robt. L. and Mrs. Margaret V. Shaver. Husband of Mrs. Sudie D. Shaver. Entered service Feb. 23, 1903, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Forrest. Sailed for Brest, France, April 9, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st. Lt. Nov. 27, 1917; to Capt. June 30, 1918. Fought at St. Die offensive. Returned to USA Sept. 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 12, 1919.