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History Of The Third Battalion Sixth Regiment, U.S. Marines (partial of pages 1-9)
March to Rhine from History Of The Third Battalion, Sixth Regiment, U. S. Marines (pages 114-130)
6th Marine Helmet
Honningen, Germany, one of the homes of 6th Marines and of the 12th Field Artillery
Sommedieue
THE CHAMPION AUTO-RIFLEMAN
NAVY CROSS
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Pharmacist's Mate Third Class Fred E. Wyse, United States Navy, for distinguished and heroic service while serving as Corpsman with. The Sixth Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, A.E.F., at Mont Blanc, 5 October 1918. Pharmacist's Mate Third Class Wyse went into a barrage and rescued four men and brought them to a place of safety, and at all times from October 3d to 10th, disregarding personal danger, worked with untiring efforts in the care of the wounded.
Action Date: October 3 - 10, 1918
Service: Navy
Rank: Pharmacist's Mate Third Class
Company: Corpsman (Attached)
Regiment: 6th Regiment (Marines)
Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Submitted by Richard Wyse
 
6th Marines Heroes of the fighting around Belleau Wood enroute to rest camp. All that remained of the 2d Bn., 6th Marines,
Maj. T. C. Holcomb commanding.
Post of Command of Col. Harry Lee, 6th Regt. of Marines, Sept. 12, 1918. Post of Command of Col. Harry Lee, 6th Regt. of Marines, Sept. 12, 1918.
6th Marines at Verdun GAS. Members of the Sixth Regiment of Marines in the Verdun sector responding to a gas alarm, April 30, 1918. "On April 12, 1918, the Sixth Regiment had received Its first heavy losses when the 74th (A) Company, First Battalion, then in reserve at Camp Fontaine St. Robert, was heavily shelled, the majority of the shells being gas. The enemy fire was extremely accurate, catching the men in their billets before they had a chance to escape. All officers were evacuated in a serious condition and about two hundred and twenty men were also affected by the gas, forty of them dying later as a result of this first severe bombardment." Major E. N. McClellan. U. S. M. C.
La Voie du Chatel La Voie du Chatel, P. C., Sixth Marines, June 1, 1918.
3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, Meuse-Argonne Map Map 6—Belval, Beaumont, Villemontry; (Meuse-Argonne Sector)
(A)--Position 7:50 p. m. 4 Nov. 1918
(B)—Position 4:50 p. m. 7 Nov. 1918
(C)—Position 2:30 a. m. 9 Nov. 1918 to 8 p. m. 10 Nov. and from 6:30 a. m. 11 Nov. 1918 until after armistice was signed.
 
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