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CMOHS.org - Private First Class BARGER, CHARLES D., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

BARGER, CHARLES D.

Rank: Private First Class
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company L
Division: 354th Infantry, 89th Division
Born: Mount Vernon, Mo.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Stotts City, Mo.
G.O. Number: 20
Date of Issue: 12/31/1919
Accredited To:
Place / Date: Near Bois-deBantheville, France, 31 October 1918
 
 


BARGER, CHARLES D. Photo
 
Citation

Learning that 2 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 2 trips 500 yards beyond our lines, under constant machinegun fire, and rescued 2 wounded officers.