Corporal, Sig. Corps, Co. A, 30th Div., 105th F. S. Brn.; of Haywood County; son of J. McD. Michal and Mary Michal. Entered service July 19, 1917, at Sylva, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I., N. Y. Sailed for France May, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl March, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Zyer. Wounded at Ypres. Sent to Gen. Hospital No. 13, Base No. 37, American Hospital, Liverpool, St. Mary’s. Returned to USA Dec. 24, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., Jan. 15, 1919.