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WARD, CALVIN

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During an advance, Pvt. Ward's company was held up by a machine gun, which was enfilading the line. Accompanied by a noncommissioned officer, he advanced against this post 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 Private (highest rank: Private First Class) Company D, 117th Infantry, 30th Division

Conflict

Year of honor

born

World War One 1918 Green County, Tennessee

Citation

During an advance, Pvt. Ward's company was held up by a machine gun, which was enfilading the line. Accompanied by a noncommissioned officer, he advanced against this post and succeeded in reducing the nest by killing three and capturing seven of the enemy and their guns.