1st Class Private, Co. E, 81st Div., 306th Regt., Amtn. Tr. Born in Halifax County; the son of J. W. and Mrs. E. M. Shearin. Husband of Mrs. Dorrine Shearin. Entered service March 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C., and sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed to France Aug. 8, 1918. Fought at Argonne and St. Mihiel. Returned to USA June 8, 1919, Newport News. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 21, 1919.