2nd Lt., Q. M. Co. Born in Edgecombe County; the son of Mrs. Mattie K. Ashburn. Husband of Mrs. Charlotte P. Keehln. Entered the service at Raleigh, N.C., March 16, 1918. Transferred to Camp Josephine E. Johnson. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Sept. 16, 1918. Mustered out at Josephine E. Johnson Dec. 16, 1918.