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BARGER, CHARLES

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Learning that two daylight patrols had been caught out in No Man's Land and were unable to return, Pfc. Barger and another stretcher bearer upon their own initiative made two trips 500 yards beyond our lines, under constant machine-gun fire, and rescued two wounded officers.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private First Class Company L, 354th Infantry, 89th Division

Conflict

Year of honor

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World War One 1918 Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri

Citation

Learning that two daylight patrols had been caught out in No Man's Land and were unable to return, Pfc. Barger and another stretcher bearer upon their own initiative made two trips 500 yards beyond our lines, under constant machine-gun fire, and rescued two wounded officers.