Private, Spruce Division, S. P. D. Born in Randolph County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Alford. Husband of Mrs. Ollie (R. Sullivan) Alford. Entered the service at Detroit, Mich., July 2, 1918. Was sent to Vancouver Barracks. Served with S. P. D. throughout entire service. Mustered out at Vancouver Barracks, Dec. 10, 1918. Now at Thomasville, N. C.