1st Lt., Bty. C, 30th Div., 113th F. A. Born in Anson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Liles. Entered the service March, 1917, at Lilesville, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Oglethorpe and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Returned to USA Oct., 1918. Was transferred as instructor to Bty. 40, F. A. Mustered out Feb. 8, 1919. Promoted to Sergt. at Sevier, then to 2nd Lt. April, 1918, at Camp Custer; to 1st Lt. Oct., 1918.