Floyd Wambeam was the son of Mrs. J.H. Wambeam.His hometown was Miami, Oklahoma.
He graduated in Science in 1915 and enlisted at Camp Funston in Kansas on October 8, 1917. The army assigned him to Ambulance Company 356, 314th Sanitary Train, 89th Division. He sailed from France on June 4, 1918. He volunteered as a First Aid man for Company M, 353th Infantry, 3rd Battalion.
While operating in Romagne Woods, Floyd received shell wound on October 23 that eventually caused his death on October 27, 1918.