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CMOHS.org - Private WARD, CALVIN JOHN, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

WARD, CALVIN JOHN

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 117th Infantry, 30th Division
Born: October 1898, Green County, Tenn.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Morristown, Tenn.
G.O. Number: 16
Date of Issue: 12/31/1919
Accredited To:
Place / Date: Near Estrees, France, 8 October 1918
 
 


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Citation

During an advance, Pvt. Ward's company was held up by a machinegun, which was enfilading the line. Accompanied by a noncommissioned officer, he advanced against this post and succeeded in reducing the nest by killing 3 and capturing 7 of the enemy and their guns.