Corporal Furches was born in 1894 in Embreeville, Washington County. He served with the 324th Infantry Regiment, 81st Infantry Division and fought during the Meuse-Argonne offensive. He died of pneumonia on October 26, 1918 at age 24, and is buried at Bumpus Cove Cemetery, Embreeville, Tennessee.
Wife: Lula Starnes, married 22 December 1915
Daughter: Welda Mae, 6 April 1918-10 December 1925 (Bumpus Cove Cemetery)
Father: Milton Zachary Furches, Sr. 1872-1952 (Pleasant Vale Cumberland Presbyterian Church)
Mother: Virgie Rogers Furches 10 January 1877-2 August 1917 (Bumpus Cove Cemetery)