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KARNES, JAMES

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During the advance, his company was held up by a machine gun, which was enfilading the line. Accompanied by another soldier, he advanced against this position and succeeded in reducing the nest by killing three and capturing seven of the enemy and their guns.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company D, 117th Infantry, 30th Division

Conflict

Year of honor

born

World War One 1918 Arlington, Shelby County, Tennessee

Citation

During the advance, his company was held up by a machine gun, which was enfilading the line. Accompanied by another soldier, he advanced against this position and succeeded in reducing the nest by killing three and capturing seven of the enemy and their guns.