Private, Inf., Co. A, 81st Div., 322nd Reg. Born Jan. 20, 1895. Son of T. J. and Etta Byrd, of Duplin County. Entered service May 20, 1918, at Faison, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Lee, Va., June 1st, 1918. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Verdun. Returned to USA June 20, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 26, 1919.