Sergt., Med. Corps; of Davie County; son of H. T. and Mrs. Fannie Smithdeal. Husband of Mrs. Gladys Pfaff Smithdeal. Entered service April 8, 1918, at Cornell Medical College. Sent to Camp Crane. Sailed for France Aug. 29, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Aug. 1, 1918. He did X-ray work on the Meuse river while fighting was going on. After armistice, was in Paris and later with Base Hospital No. 99 at Hyeres, France. Returned to USA May 15, 1919. Mustered out at Mitchell Field, N. Y., May 25, 1920.
2nd Lt., Inf., Co. K, 81st Div., 321st Reg. Born in Davie County, Dec. 2, 1894; son of H. T. and Fanny L. Smithdeal. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Winston-Salem. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France August, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA August, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 30, 1919.