Seaman 2nd Class, U. S. Navy, Hdqrs. Co., 5th Naval Dist. Born in Vance County; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Cheatham. Husband of Mrs. Belle Davis Cheatham. Entered service at Norfolk, Va., June 11, 1918. Was sent to U. S. S. Pamlico. From ship to O. M. S. Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads, Va.