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  1. Robb

George S.

1st Lt.

369th Infantry

Stayed on front line despite severe wounds; later took command of company when he was again wounded and the commander killed and led successful advance beyond village of Sechault.

  1. Roberts

Harold W.



Tank Corps

With his tank caught in a water trap, he said to his gunner: “Well, only one of us can get out, and out you go,” whereupon he pushed his companion thru the back door of the tank and was himself drowned. First tanker awarded Medal of Honor. Read about the birth of the US Tank Corps.

Pvt. Clayton K. Slack
Lampson, Wisconsin

Cpl. John C. Villepigue
Camden, South Carolina

  1. Sager

Gail H.

Cpl. Deceased

108th Infantry

After being wound, returned to the firing line and was killed attempting to advance alone against the enemy.

  1. Sandlin



132nd Infantry

On first day of Meuse-Argonne offensive, individually eliminated 3 machine guns holding up the advance.

  1. Sawelson


Sgt. Deceased

312th Infantry

Killed aiding a wounded comrade while under heavy fire.

  1. Seibert

Lloyd M.


364th Infantry

Ill and later wounded, distinguished himself on the first day of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive advancing under heavy fire.

  1. Sessions

Harry C.

2nd Lt.

372nd Infantry

Directed to locate openings in enemy wire and attack their positions, he accomplished the mission after being wounded by intense machine gun fire.

  1. Sevalia

Walter S.


7th Engineers

Swam the Meuse River under direct fire with cable for pontoon bridge and was later wounded while carrying a second bridge cable.

  1. Sheret

James A.

Sgt. Deceased

108th Infantry

Killed rushing an enemy position alone for third time in a single day.

  1. Skinker

Alexander R.

Capt. Deceased

138th Infantry

On first day of Meuse-Argonne Offensive, killed in action while personally led an attack on machine guns which were holding up the advance. 

  1. Slack



124th MG Battl

See a threat on left flank, rushed the enemy single-handed saving his company from heavy casualties.

  1. Smith

Joseph W.

1st Lt.

166th Infantry

Led a cross-river assault under heavy fire to capture six machine guns holding up the entire advance line.

  1. Snyder

Willis P.


150th MG Battl

After all the members of his detachment were wounded,  drove off attack single handed, then was wounded him-self while carrying his comrades back to safety.

  1. Spamanato



357th Infantry

Captured machine gun, killing or capturing the entire crew.

  1. Stewart

Alpheus E



107th Infantry

With a head wound, continued advancing against a machine gun eliminating it with a grenade only to killed by fire from a second machine gun.

  1. Stockton

Frank R.



167th Infantry

Killed while attempting to rescue a severely wounded comrade while under heavy machine gun fire.

  1. Syverson

Grannie I.


6th Marine MG Battl

Led machine gun team that successfully covered withdrawal of unit despite a direct hand grenade hit on his position.

  1. Villepigue

John C.


118th Infantry

Distinguished himself operating far in advance of his unit eliminating machine guns, a bunker while killing and capturing numerous enemy soldiers.

  1. Waaler



105th MG Battl

Rescued two men from burning British tank while under heavy fire and under danger of the tank exploding.

  1. Walters

Arthur L.


2nd Ammo Train

Rescued his ammunition convoy when it came under heavy enemy fire.

  1. Ward

Calvin John


117th Infantry

Eliminated a machine gun holding up his unit’s advance.

  1. Weeks

Youman Z.





Advancing alone over exposed ground, killed or captured two machine gun crews that were making his unit’s position untenable.

  1. Whittlesey

Charles W.


308th Infantry

Commander of American forces in famous Lost Battalion incident. Read his biography here.

  1. Wickersham

J. Hunter

2nd Lt. Deceased

353rd Infantry

Died after continuing to lead his platoon despite being wounded in 4 places early in the opening advance of the St. Mihiel Offensive.  The night before he had penned the most famous doughboy poem, The Rain Drops on Your Old Tin Hat. Read his poem here.

Lt. Hunter J. Wickersham
Denver, Colorado

Lt. Samuel Woodfill
Fort Thomas, Kentucky

  1. Wold



138th Infantry

Distinguished himself in opening of Meuse Argonne Offensive; eventually killed while trying to silence his fifth machine gun of the day.

  1. Woodfill


1st Lt.

60th Infantry

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