Private 1st Class, Co. F, 42nd Div., 165th Reg.; of Wake County; son of Henry C. and Mrs. Pattie Irene Woodleaf; born April 12, 1894. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Wake Forest, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, then to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel and Argonne Forest. Killed at Argonne Forest Oct. 17, 1918. Buried in France where he fell.