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CMOHS.org - Private First Class FUNK, JESSE N., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

FUNK, JESSE N.

Rank: Private First Class
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company L
Division:
Born: 20 August 1888, New Hampton, Mo.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Calhan, Colo.
G.O. Number: 20
Date of Issue: 12/31/1919
Accredited To:
Place / Date: Near Bois-deBantheville, France, 31 October 1918
 
 


FUNK, JESSE N. Photo
 
Citation

Learning that 2 daylight patrols had been caught out in No Man's Land and were unable to return, Pfc. Funk 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.