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VON SCHLICK, ROBERT

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Although previously wounded while carrying a wounded comrade to a place of safety, Von Schlick rejoined his command which partly occupied an exposed position upon a dike, remaining there after his command had been withdrawn, singly keeping up the fire, and obliviously presenting himself as a conspicuous target until he was literally shot off his position by the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company C, 9th U.S. Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

China Relief Expedition 1900 Germany

Citation

Although previously wounded while carrying a wounded comrade to a place of safety, Von Schlick rejoined his command which partly occupied an exposed position upon a dike, remaining there after his command had been withdrawn, singly keeping up the fire, and obliviously presenting himself as a conspicuous target until he was literally shot off his position by the enemy.