2nd Lt., Bat. A, 326th F. Artly., 84th Div.; from Iredell County, N.C.; son of J. Lee and Matilda Hayes. Husband of Mrs. Gayzelle Hayes. Entered the service at Mooresville, N.C., June 6, 1917, and sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France June 12, 1918. Promoted to 2nd Lt. Oct. 1, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel and the 3rd Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Served in the N.C. N. G. Returned to the USA Feb. 10, 1919, and mustered out of the service at Camp Lee, Va., Feb. 25, 1919.