1st Class Private, Co. C, 29th Div., 116th Inf.; of Rowan County; son of W. H. and Mrs. Alice G. Tichle. Husband of Mrs. Sallie Tichle. Entered service July 23, 1917, at Danville, Va. Sent to Camp McClellan, Ala. Sailed for Brest, France. Battles July 25th to Sept. 23rd, defensive of Center Sector, Haute, Alsace, Oct. 8, 1918; battle of Malbrick Hill Oct. 10, 1918; battle of Malselle Farm Oct. 16, 1918; battle of Grand Montague Oct. 23rd; capture of Etroye Ridge. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 29, 1919.