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.






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