Private 1st Class, Engineers, Unassigned, Co. B, 306th Regt. Born in Harnett County; son of J. B. and Mrs. Lena B. Smith. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Duke, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and sailed for France Aug. 20, 1918. Fought at St. Die Sector, Vosges, Sept. 21st to Oct. 18, 1918; Somme Drive Sector, Meuse, 7th to 11th, 1918; Meuse-Argonne offensive Nov. 9 to 11, 1918. Returned to USA June 15, 1919, Charleston. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 20, 1919.