Barger, Charles, Pfc Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Primary MOS
657-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Last Unit
1916-1920, 657, US Army
Service Years
1916 - 1920
Private First Class


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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1892
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
MOUNT VERNON

Date of Passing
May 15, 1936
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 

BARGER, CHARLES D.

Rank and Organization:

Citation:


Learning that 2 daylight patrols had been caught out in No Man's Land and were unable to return, Pfc. Barger and another stretcher bearer upon their own initiative made 2 trips 500 yards beyond our lines, under constant machinegun fire, and rescued 2 wounded officers.
Private First Class, U.S. Army, Company L, 354th Infantry, 89th Division. Place and Date: Near Bois-deBantheville, France, 31 October 1918. Entered Service At: Stotts City, Mo. Birth: Mount Vernon, Mo. G.O. No.: 20, W.D., 1919.
   
Other Comments:
French War Cross  Belgian Croix de Guerre
   
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 Unit Assignments
US Army
  1916-1920, 657, US Army
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  1914-1918 World War I
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