Sergt., Engrs., Co. C, 81st Div., 306th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of James Marcho and Mary E. Marcho. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Cherbourg, France, Aug. 21, 1918 Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne offensive and Verdun. Sailed from St. Nazaire June 1st; arrived at Charleston, S. C., June 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 20, 1919.