1st Lt., M. G., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th Battalion; of Catawba County; son of W. B. and Mrs. Elizabeth Councill. Husband of Mrs. Doris Councill. Entered service July, 1916, at Lincolnton, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier Aug. 1, 1917. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt., June 10th, 1917. Served on Mexican border July, 1916, to March, 1917, with Troop A, 1st N.C. Cavalry. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., April, 1918.