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Cited In Division Orders

Corporal ROY ANDERSON, Company "B," 2nd Engineers:

He showed especial coolness and bravery as a runner, carrying messages under heavy fire, continuing this duty under most trying circumstances. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private GROVER BALE, Company "A," 2nd Engineers:

He repeatedly exposed himself while carrying messages under heavy shellfire. He was killed while assisting a wounded Marine whom he had picked up on the field. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private FRANCIS J. BRADBURY, Company "A," 2nd Engineers:

As a runner he showed cheerful faithfulness and devotion to duty in carrying messages, and unselfish courage in searching for and bringing back wounded through one kilometer of open country subject to heavy shellfire. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G. 0. 53, 2nd Division).

Private First Class LEO V. BRAMWELL, Company "A," 2nd Engineers:

As company runner he showed marked coolness and courage in the prosecution of his duty in the face of severe shellfire, making trip after trip with untiring faithfulness. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private WILLIAM BREE, Company "E," 2nd Engineers:

Dazed by shell explosion, and in spite of heavy, shellfire, he continued in his duty. This at VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Corporal HENRY G. BURRELL, Company "F," 2nd Engineers:

Through a heavy fire, he volunteered to carry water to the men in the trenches, and, although wounded, continued at his work until the water was delivered, when he proceeded to the first aid station whence he was evacuated to the hospital. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Acting Second Lieutenant M. C. BYRD, Company "D," 2nd Engineers:

Fearlessly he exposed himself in action to heavy fire in order to lead and encourage his men, who were generally in trenches and under some protection. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Corporal WILLIAM J. COTTINGHAM, Company "F," 2nd Engineers:

During a particularly heavy bombardment of the position consolidated by the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Engineers, in spite of shell and machine gun fire he gave proof of unhesitating devotion and great courage by calmly making a sketch of the position. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (GO. 53, 2nd Division).

Bugler VERNE V. CALDWELL, Company "C," 2nd Engineers:

He showed especial bravery and devotion to duty in carrying wounded under heavy shellfire. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (GO. 53, 2nd Division).

First Lieutenant L. M. CHASE, 2nd Engineers:

He fearlessly exposed himself in the open to heavy shellfire in order to lead and encourage his men inaction, the men being generally in trenches and under some protection. This at VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Cook RAY L. CRAMER, Headquarters Detachment, 2nd Engineers:
Cook ROY DILLON, Headquarters Detachment, 2nd Engineers:
Private ADOLPH F. FLENTGE, Company "A," 2nd Engineers:

For eight hours they exposed themselves to extreme danger from heavy shellfire in a building which was four times struck by shells, one of which passed through the room in which they were working. Although knocked down by shell explosion, they continued their work in order to provide hot coffee and meals to the wounded being evacuated and to soldiers on the way to the front. Private FLENTGE was wounded. This at VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G. 0. 53, 2nd Division).

Private First Class CAMIEL L. DROESBECK, Company "B," 2nd Engineers:

As a runner lie continually exposed himself to heavy fire, even after being wounded. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G. 0. 53, 2nd Division).

First Lieutenant H. B. EATON, 2nd Engineers:
First Lieutenant W. A. FOERTMEYER, 2nd Engineers:
First Lieutenant F. H. HERRMAN, 2nd Engineers:

They unceasingly and intellingtly labored in the discharge of their duty, establishing a dressing station, worked ten hours without stopping for meals or rest, and fearlessly left the dressing station to go into the open, exposed to shellfire in order to perform their work properly. This at VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private FRANK EMEHISER, Company "B," 2nd Engineers:

As a runner he showed especial coolness and bravery in carrying messages under fire, continuing his duty under most trying circumstances. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Major M. P. FOX, 2nd Engineers:

He led his men to the firing trenches, advancing in front of them in order to reconnoiter the ground and place his men in the best possible advantage. ThiS near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Bugler C. W. GARR, Company "D," 2nd Engineers:

He showed especial bravery and devotion to duty under heavy fire, encouraging the men by his example. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private EDWARD L. GOBIN, 175129, Company "E," 2nd Engineers:

He volunteered, several times to carry water to his comrades in the trenches, making several trips under heavy barrage fire after others had faild to do so. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

First Lieutenant JESSE GOVER, Company "B," 2nd Engineers:

He displayed great courage and coolness in leading his men in action; and after being wounded, refused treatment until after other wounded had been treated. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918; (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private 1st Class LEROY F. HAMPTON, Company "E," 2nd Engineers:

He showed great ability, unselfish couragel and untiring devotion to duty in caring for casualties of Company "E," 9th Infantry, and an attached machine gun unit, under heavy shell fire. He was struck by shell fragments, once nearly buried by a direct hit on the trench beside him, which killed the man next to him and severely wounded another. At all times he responded immediately to all calls for help, near or distant, and was cheerful and energetic through two nights and a day. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private A. HENDERICKSON, Company "D," 2nd Engineers:

He showed especial bravery and devotion to duty under heavy fire, encouraging the men by his example. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private JOHN E. HIGH, Company "C," 2nd Engineers:

He repeatedly exposed himself in the open, leaving his trench to administer first aid under extremely heavy shell and machine gun fire. This near. VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private First Class GUST HOLM, 157068, Company "E," 2nd Engineers:

After being dazed by shell shock, his rifle being knocked from his hand by the explosion, he refused to leave the battle, and, calling for another rifle, advanced with his organization. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private First Class LERLOWE E. HOWARD, Company "A," 2nd Engineers:

He voluntarily made two trips through heavy shell fire to bring back water to his comrades, and otherwise displayed great bravery and devotion to duty under trying circumstances. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private First Class REAUGH JENNINGS, Company "F," 2nd Engineers:

He faithfully and effeciently rendered first aid in the open under heavy machine gun fire, to the wounded of the 9th Infantry and French as well as his own troops, continuing until the work was completed. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private DAVID JONES, Company "C," 2nd Engineers:

He showed especial bravery and devotion to duty in carrying wounded under heavy shellfire. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private FRANK KEEGAN, Company "C," 2nd Engineers:

He fearlessly and continually, exposed himself in the open in administering first aid to the wounded and carrying, them to the first aid station. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

Private HUGH M. KEITH, Company "A," 2nd Engineers:

He intelligently and faithfully performed his duties as runner, continuing his duties after being shell-shocked and after his companion had been killed at his side. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

First Lieutenant G. R. KNIGHT, Company "C," 2nd Engineers:

He showed unusual coolness and bravery in leading his men and setting a proper example of courage and devotion to duty, exposing himself to shell, and machine gun fire. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G. 0. 53, 2nd Division).

Corporal CHARLES L. LINCOLN, Company "D," 2nd Engineers:

He showed conspicuous bravery under fire. This near VIERZY, July 19, 1918. (G.O. 53, 2nd Division).

 
United States, and W. A. Mitchell. 1920.
The Official History Of The Second Regiment Of Engineers And Second Engineer Train, United States Army, In The World War.
[San Antonio]: [San Antonio printing Co.].
 
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