Pharmacist's Mate, Third Class,
Charles W. Bateman, USN
Awarded Distinguished Service Cross ... "For extraordinary heroism in action near Thiaucourt, France, September
12-15, 1918. Rendering first aidunder heavy artillery and machine gun fire,
he showed utter disregard for his own personal safety, venturing through
shelled areas to the assistance of the wounded. He obtained valuable
information for the guidance of stretcher bearers."
Residence at enlistement: Giant, California.
Thanks to Therry Schwartz for this information.