Funk, Jesse, Pfc Deceased
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Private First Class
Last Primary MOS
657-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Last Unit
1918-1920, 89th Infantry Division
Service Years
1915 - 1920
Private First Class

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Mar 21, 1933
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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor




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Learning that 2 daylight patrols had been caught out in No Man's Land and were unable to return, Pfc. Funk 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: Calhan, Colo. Born: 20 August 1888, New Hampton, Mo. G. O. No.: 20, W.D., 1919.
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US Army89th Infantry Division
  1915-1920, US Army
  1918-1920, 89th Infantry Division
 Combat and Operations History
  1914-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
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