Batt. Segt. Mjr., Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 120th Reg.; of Granville County; son of J. J. and Mrs. Mary Savage Medford. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Oxford. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1917. Promoted to rank of Sergt. July 26, 1917, Sergt. Major July 20, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Cambrai, St. Quentin. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 18, 1919.