123 Nanticoke Street, Union, N. Y.
HUNT, CHARLES Private
4th Machine Gun Battalion. For extraordinary
heroism in action at Blanc Mont Ridge, France,
October 3, 1918. Detailed with two other soldiers
to undertake a dangerous reconnaissance, Private
Hunt made his way to the point designated through
heavy shell and machine-gun fire. Neglecting the
wound in the back, he proceeded to his destina-
tion and to the dressing station, where he was tagg-
ed for evacuation. Regardless of his wound, he re-
turned and remained on duty until the battalion
was relieved on October 10. Home address, Mrs.
Selm M. Hunt, mother, White River Junction, Vt.
HUNT, DAVID B Corporal
Machine Gun C9mpany, 101st Infantry. For
extraordinary heroism in action at Bourbelin,
France, July 16, 1918. When an artillery barrage
was laid down on the section of which he was a
member, killing three and wounding five, including
the section sergeant and corporal, Corporal Hunt,
severely wounded himself, carried the sergeant to
the first-aid station, returned to his post through
the barrage, assumed leadership of the section, and
successfully directed their operations until he fell
from exhaustion. Home address, M. O. Hunt,
brother, 59 Fourth Street, Portland, Ore.
HUNT, HENRY BOICE .... Private
Company L, 118th Infantry. For extraordinary
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS
heroism in action near Ramicourt, France, October
8, 1918. While the advance of his company was
being held up by terrific machine-gun fire from sev-
eral enemy nests, and after all the members of his
squad had become casualties, Private Hunt made
his way forward with his automatic rifle. Under
a continual rain of machine-gun and shell fire he
operated his gun against the enemy until the gun
jammed, whereupon he took a shovel, rushed a ma-
chine-gun post 75 yards away, and killed the gun-
ner, thereby enabling the continuance of the ad-
rance. Home address, James Hunt, father, Route
3, Chesterfield, S. C.
HUNT, LEROY P Captain
5th Regiment, U. S. M. C. For repeated acts of
extraordinary heroism in action near St. Etienne,
France, October 3-4, 1918. After six hours of severe
fighting, Captain Hunt and his men succeeded in
reducing a large sector of trenches and machine-gun
nests, and captured 300 prisoners. On October 4,
near St. Etienne, Captain Hunt constantly exposed
himself to enemy fire while leading his men toward
their objective. His gallant conduct gave his men
confidence to completely rout superior enemy
forces, concentrating for a counter attack. Home
address, Hazel O. Hunt, 1212 O Street, Northwest,
Washington, D. C.
HUNTER, DANIEL A. . . First Sergeant
Deceased. 67th Company, 5th Regiment, U. S.
M. C. During the attack at Chateau-Thierry,
France, on June 6, 1918, he fearlessly exposed him-
self and encouraged all men near him, although he
himself was wounded three times. He subsequent-
ly died of wounds. Next of kin, Mrs. D. A. Hunter,
wife, Kittery, Me.
HUNTER, DAVID Captain
101st Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in
action at Trugny Woods, France, July 23, 1918.
Under terrific machine-gun and sniper fire, Cap-
tain Hunter (then Second Lieutenant) led his bat-
talion scouts into Trugny Woods, two hundred
yards ahead of the assaulting waves, and crawling
to within thirty feet of an enemy machine-gun
nest, killed or wounded every member of the crew.
He then crawled from point to point along the
front, under intense fire, and noted the position of
enemy guns, returning with information which
enabled his battalion to clear the woods. Home
address, Mrs. Helen B. Hunter, wife, 222^ South
Third Street, Rockford, 111.
HUNTER, FRANK O'D. . First Lieutenant
Air Service, Pilot, 103d Aero Squadron. For ex-
traordinary heroism in action in the region of Ypres,
Belgium, June 2, 1918. Lieutenant Hunter, while
on patrol, alone attacked two enemy bi-place planes,
destroying one and forcing the other to retire. In the
course of the combat he was wounded in the fore-
head. Despite his injuries he succeeded in return-
ing his damaged plane to his own aerodrome. A
bronze oak leaf, to be worn with the Distinguished
Service Cross, is awarded Lieutenant Hunter, for
extraordinary heroism in action in the region of
Champey, France, September 13, 1918. He, accom-
panied by one other mono-place plane, attacked an
enemy patrol of six planes. Despite numerical supe-
riority and in a decisive combat, he destroyed one
enemy plane and, with the aid of his companion, forced
the others within their own lines. A second bronze
oak leaf is awarded Lieutenant Hunter for extra-
ordinary heroism in action near Verneville, France,
September 17, 1918. Leading a patrol of three
planes, he attacked an enemy formation of eight
planes. Although outnumbered, they succeeded
in bringing down four of the enemy. Lieutenant
Hunter accounted for two of these. A third bronze
oak leaf is awarded Lieutenant Hunter for extra-
ordinary heroism in action in the region of Liny-
devant-Dun, France. While separated from his
patrol he observed an allied patrol of seven planes
(Breguets) hard pressed by an enemy formation of
ten planes (Fokker type). He attacked two of the
enemy that were harassing a single Breguet and in
a decisive fight destroyed one of them. Meanwhile
five enemy planes approached and concentrated
their fire upon him. Undaunted by their superior-
ity, he attacked and brought down a second plane.
A fourth bronze oak leaf is awarded Lieutenant
Hunter for extraordinary heroism in the region of
Bantheville, France. While on patrol he encount-
ered an enemy formation of six mono-place planes.
He immediately attacked and destroyed one enemy
plane and forced the others to disperse in confusion.
Home address, John H. Hunter, father, 218 East
Gaston Street, Savannah, Ga.
HUNTER, JONES W. . Private (First Class)
Deceased. Company G, 9th Infantry. He
showed himself to be conspicuously brave when at
Vaux, France, June 3, 1918, although wounded by
a shell and unable to carry ammunition, for which
duty he had been detailed, he went over the top
with his squad and fought heroically with it until
killed. Next of kin, J. W. Hunter, father, 205 North
Clarkson Street, Charlotte, N. C.
HUNTER, ROBERT L Sergeant
Deceased. Company A, 115th Infantry. For
extraordinary heroism in action near Verdun,
France, October 24, 1918. Disregarding his own
danger and encouraging his men by word and ac-
tion, Sergeant Hunter led his platoon in an attack
upon a machine-gun nest and was instantly killed.
His men, inspired by his heroism, continued the at-
tack and captured the machine-gun nest. Next of
kin, Mrs. Joseph M. Hunter, 818 Appleton Street,
HUNTLEY, JOSEPH R Private
Company I, 104th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action east of Belleau, France, July 21,
1918. Under the leadership of an officer he and
Private Charles E. Richardson charged a machine-
gun nest, captured two guns, and killed or captured
12 men. Home address, Mrs. D. Sullivan, guard-
ian, 101 Baldwin Street, Winchester, Mass.
HUNTON, ORAMELL E. . Private (First Class)
Deceased. U. S. Ambulance Service. For ex-
traordinary heroism in action northwest of Som-
mepy, St. Etienne, France, October 4, 1918. Pri-
vate Hunton showed conspicuous courage and de-
votion to duty in evacuating the wounded under the
most trying conditions. He made repeated trips
in plain view of enemy observers over roads under
continuous shell fire. He was killed by a shell frag-
ment while standing beside his car at an advanced
post. Next of kin, Mrs. E. Barber, 251 High Street,
HUPMAN, LOCKERN .... Sergeant
Company L, 6th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action at Frapelle, France, August 17,
1918. After his platoon commander had fallen he
took command of his platoon and led it to its ob-
jective through a heavy enemy barrage, although
himself twice wounded. Home address, Nathaniel
Hupman, brother, 421 Steinway Avenue, Long
Island City, N. Y.
HURDLE, WILLIAM G Private
Machine Gun Company No. 3, 370th Infantry.
For extraordinary heroism in action near Ferme la
Folie, France, September 30, 1918. While under
heavy enemy fire Private Hurdle volunteered and
accompanied by another soldier, rescued a wounded
comrade from an exposed position. He also per-
formed valuable service as liaison agent, and under
very heavy fire succeeded in cases where others had
failed. Home address, William B. Hurdle, father,
Box 74, Drivers, Va.
HURLEY, FRANCIS E Corporal
Company E, 101st Infantry. He took part in a
daring raid into the enemy's lines in the region of
Grand Pont-Moulin Rouge on the night of February
28, 1918. He showed great valor and fearlessness,
and particularly distinguished himself by leading
the patrol into a German dugout, whose occupants
had refused to surrender, and from which 16 pris-
oners were taken. Home address, D. A. Hurley,
father, 168 Lebanon Street, Maiden, Mass.
HURLEY, PAUL THOMAS . . . Private
Company H, 5th Regiment, U. S. M. C. For
extraordinary heroism in action near Vierzy,
France, July 19, 1918. He displayed exceptional
bravery in charging three machine-guns with the
aid of a small detachment of his comrades, killing
the crews and capturing the guns, which were im-
mediately turned on the Germans, thereby opening
the line for the advance of his company, which had
been held up by the enemy's fire. Home address,
Joseph W. Hurley, 21 Crickett Street, Ardmore, Pa.
HURLEY, PHILIP H. . . First Lieutenant
Infantry, U. S. Reserve, attached to 83d Com-
pany, 6th Regiment, U. S. M. C. In the Bois de
Belleau, France, on June 6, 1918, he displayed
coolness, judgment, and utter fearlessness, in lead-
ing his platoon to its objective under heavy fire.
Home address, Mrs. Christine Hurley, wife, Mil-
HURST, WILLIAM E. . Private (First Class)
Company G, 126th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Juvigny, France, August
27, 1918. Upon being sent with a message under
heavy machine-gun fire to a platoon commander,
Private Hurst found the latter lying wounded.
Unassisted, he carried the officer to a shell hole,
bound up his wound, and returned to his company
commander with important information. Home
address, Samuel L. Hurst, brother, 204 PUgrim
Avenue, Highland Park, Mich.
HUSBANDS, WILLIAM D. . . . Private
Company K, 38th Infantry- For extraordinary
heroism in action near Fismes, France, August 10,
1918. Private Husbands, with one other soldier,
volunteered and went to the rescue of a wounded
man from another regiment and returned through
heavy machine-gun and shell fire, bringing the
wounded man to his own trench. Home address,
Mrs. Hattie Husbands, mother. Route 2, Arka-
HUSSEY, JOHN Sergeant
Deceased. Company I, 325th Infantry. For
extraordinary heroism in action near St. Juvin,
France, October 16, 1918. After his platoon leader
had become a casualty, he led his platoon forward
with great bravery, under intense direct fire from a
machine-gun nest, being killed while in the attack.
Next of kin, Nellie Hussey, aunt, 508 Hampden
Street, Holyoke, Mass.
HUSTED, CHESTER S Private
Deceased. Company D, 6th Machine Gun Bat-
talion, U. S. M. C. For extraordinary heroism in
action near Blanc Mont, France, October 5, 1918.
Displaying great courage and disregard for his own
safety, Private Husted volunteered to carry an
important message through a heavy machine-gun
barrage, losing his life in attempting to carry out
this mission. Next of kin, Mrs. E. M. Husted,
mother, 611 East Eighth Street, Corona, Calif.
HUTCHCRAFT, REUBEN B. . . Captain
Deceased. 166th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Sedan, France, November 7,
1918. Captain Hutchcraft personally took com-
mand of a platoon of his company which was de-
signated as- advance guard and led his patrol to the
most advanced point reached by any of our troops
during the engagement. He was killed while mak-
ing reconnaissance within 30 yards of enemy ma-
chine guns. Next of kin, Mrs. Reuben B. Hutch-
craft, mother, Paris, Ky.
HUTH, ALBERT A Corporal
Deceased. Company H, 319th Infantry. For
extraordinary heroism in action near Immecourt,
France, November 1, 1918. Corporal Huth volun-
tarily advanced three times against an enemy ma-
chine-gun stronghold, which was holding up his
platoon's advance. He was wounded during his
last attempt, but his act enabled his platoon to ad-
vance and capture 25 of the enemy, who were con-
cealed nearby. Next of kin, Mrs. Fredericka Huth,
mother, 20 Kelbs Way, Pittsburgh, Pa.
HUTSON, GEORGE R Private
Battery B, 76th Field Artillery. For extraordin-
ary heroism in action near le Channel, France, July
28, 1918. After he, himself, his commanding officer,
and 32 comrades had been wounded by a bomb
from an enemy plane, Private Hutson remained at
his post, assisted in laying his piece, and directing
fire on the enemy. Home address, Mrs. Sarah
Casey, mother, 525 North Broad Street, Knoxville,
HUTTO, JOHNB Sergeant
Headquarters Company, 167th Infantry. For
extraordinary heroism in action near Beuvardes,
France, July 29, 1918. He voluntarily left his 37
MM gun section, which was attached to the re-
serve battalion, in order to accompany another
section into action against the enemy machine-gun
nests which were sweeping our lines with^heavy
fire. When his platoon commander was wounded
shortly afterward, he, with another soldier, made
his way under heavy shell and machine-gun fire to
where the officer lay and after administering first
aid carried him to a place of safety. Home ad-
dress, Mrs. Millie B. Hutto, mother, 2312 Bessemer
Boulevard, Birmingham, Ala.
HYDE, JAMES Sergeant
Company B, 7th Infantry. In the Bois de Bell-
eau, on June 20, 1918, he went out into the open
under heavy machine-gun fire to carry in a wound-
ed man. Being unable to pick him up, he lay down,
pulled the man on his back, and crawled to his posi-
tion. Home address, Mrs. Lena Hands, sister, 291
East Main Street, Amsterdam, N. Y.
HYMAN, ERNEST Private
Deceased. Machine Gun Company, 120th In-
fantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near
Bellicourt, France, September 29, 1918. Becoming
separated from his organization in the smoke and
fog, Private Hyman joined another soldier and was
instrumental in breaking up three machine-gun
nests and capturing four prisoners. After reaching
the objective, he volunteered and accompanied a re-
connaissance patrol 600 yards beyond the line to
make sure that the valley was clear of the enemy.
Private Hyman was later killed in action. Next of
kin, Mrs. J. E. Hyman, mother, Route 1, Palmyra,
HYMAN, WILLIAM P.
Deceased. 166th Infantry.
After the capture of
Scringes et Nesles, France, on July 29, 1918, by the
organization of which he was a part, and while hold-
ing a portion of the town with his platoon, he found
that one of his men was missing. Being told that
the man was wounded and lay beyond a hedge at
the edge of the village, he unselfishly attempted to
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locate the wounded man, was caught in direct ma-
chine-gun fire, and killed. Next of kin, L. T. Hy-
man, Iowa Falls, Iowa.
IGOU, PAUL Sergeant
Company K, 117th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Beaurevoir, France, October
7, 1918. After having been severely wounded in the
knee, Sergeant Igou remained in command of his
platoon. During the destructive fire he established
his headquarters in a shell hole, and, by means of
runners, maintained liaison and directed the at-
tack. During a strong counterattack by the enemy
he skillfully commanded his platoon and repulsed
the attack. He remained on duty for 24 hours after
being wounded. Home address, Mrs. Fannie Igou,
mother, Farleigh Street, East Chattanooga, Tenn.
IHRKE, ALBERT L. J Private
Company B, 47th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Sergy, France, August 1,
1918. Private Ihrke displayed great courage and
devotion to duty by remaining in an exposed posi-
tion under heavy machine-gun and shell fire to
cover the withdrawal of his company. Home ad-
dress, Fred Ihrke, father, Route 4, Mayville, Mich.
IMHOFF, HARRY E Sergeant
Company D, 21st Machine Gun Battalion. For
extraordinary heroism in action near Vi6ville,
France, November 1, 1918. During a heavy bar-
rage of high-explosive and gas shells he assisted an
officer to give first aid to a wounded officer and two
soldiers after the platoon had withdrawn from the
position. Home address, Mrs. Christiana Imhoff,
mother. 19 Butler Street, Millvale, Pa.
INGALLS, JOHN J Corporal
Company G, 6th Regiment, U. S. M. C. Wound-
ed in the assault on machine-gun positions in the
Bois de Belleau, France, on June 6, 1918, he refused
to be evacuated, but assisted in the evacuation of
the wounded, thereby displaying great qualities of
self-sacrifice and devotion to duty. Home address,
Walter W. Ingalls, R. F. D. 2, Maquoketa, Iowa.
INGALLS, RAY L. H Sergeant
Battery E, llth Field Artillery. For extraordin-
ary heroism in action near Laneuville, France, No-
vember 6-7, 1918. Sergeant Ingalls displayed con-
spicuous leadership in handling his section under
heavy shell fire. When he was wounded by a burst-
ing shell he first ascertained the damage done to his
section by the shell before proceeding to the dress-
ing station, taking another wounded man with him.
Next of kin, Mrs. Frances Ingalls, mother, Lu-
INGERSOLL, HARRY .... Captain
Deceased. 313th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Montfaucon, France, Sep-
tember 26, 1918. He showed absolute disregard for
personal danger in leading his company in an attack
against an enemy position, strongly intrenched and
protected by barbed-wire entanglements. Although
he was killed at the enemy wire by machine-gun
fire, his men, inspired by his courage, carried on the
attack and took the enemy position, which had been
holding up the advance. Next of kin, Charles E.
Ingersoll, father, 1815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia,
INGOLD, WILLIAM J Sergeant
C9mpany H, 26th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Cantigny, France, June 3,
1918. While posting a listening post, he encoun-
tered a hostile patrol of about forty men; he at-
tacked the Germans, although armed only with
a pistol; and, killing an officer and one soldier,
routed the enemy. Carrying the body of the officer,
he had just returned to our lines when a raid was
attempted by the Germans. Running to the scene
of action, he killed two more Germans, aiding
materially in routing the raiding party. Home ad-
dress, Mrs. Mary Ingold, mother, 311 Eleventh
Street, Altoona, Pa.
INGRAM. ISAAC F Corporal
Company I, 116th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Samogneux, France, October
15, 1918. Corporal Ingram advanced alone and with
his automatic rifle silenced a hostile machine-gun
whose fire was holding up the line. Home address,
Mrs. Flem Ingram, Ferrum, Va.
INGRAM, LEE H Sergeant
Company G, 105th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action east of Ronssoy, France, Septem-
ber 19, 1918. During the operations against the
Hindenburg line he left shelter and went forward
under heavy shell and machine-gun fire and rescued
five wounded soldiers. In performing this gallant
act, Sergeant Ingram and another soldier attacked
an enemy dugout, killing two of the enemy, and
taking one prisoner. Home address, Mrs. Binda
Ingram, mother, 16 Walnut Street, Gloversville, N.
INKS, CHARLES L Sergeant
Company K, lllth Infantry. For extraordin-
ary heroism in action at Fismette, France, August
12. 1918. Upon his own initiative, Sergeant Inks
crawled thirty-five yards in advance of the line
under the most intense machine-gun fire to where
a wounded soldier lay, carrying him to shelter and
administering first aid treatment, thereby saving
his life. Home address, Mrs. Rose Inks, mother,
254 Addison Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.
INMAN, LEONW Sergeant
Company F, 5th Marines. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Blanc Mont, France, Octo-
ber 4, 1918. Sergeant Inman led his platoon in at-
tack, setting an example by keeping several yards
in advance of the men. He also assisted in dressing
the wounds of members of his platoon under ma-
chine-gun and artillery fire. After being wounded,
he remained with his platoon until ordered to leave
by the medical officer. Home address, Lillian In-
man, mother, Sauk Rapids, Minn.
INMAN, PERCY E.
13th Machine Gun Battalion. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Madeline Farm, France, Oc-
tober 13, 1918. Lieutenant Inman was seriously
wounded while making a reconnaissance under a
heavy fire, but returned with his report. Home ad-
dress, Mrs. P. E. Inman, wife, 181 Main Avenue
INNES, THOMAS Private
Company K, 109th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near St. Agnan, France, July 16,
1918. Wounded during an attack, he returned to
the line after having his wound dressed, and, though
incapacitated for using a rifle, assisted in carrying
wounded soldiers from the field, subjected the while
to intense machine-gun and artillery fire, until he
was exhausted and ordered to the rear. Home ad-
dress, Mrs. Mary Innes, wife, Philadelphia, Pa.
INSLEY, HARRY B Private
Company C, 115th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Sivry, France, October 8,
1918. Working his way over ground swept by ma-
chine-gun fire, he attacked an enemy machine-gun
which was harassing our advance from the rear, shot
one of the crew, mortally wounded the gunner, and
returned to his command with the enemy gun.
Home address, Miss Molly M. Insley, Wingate, Md.
IRBY, SPIRLEY Private
Company H, 370th Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action at Beaume, France, November 8,
1918. Private Irby carried messages to the various
units in bis vicinity under severe enemy fire. He
was badly wounded while in the performance of this
duty. Home address, Robert Irby, father, R. F. D.
1, Box 22, Blackstone, Va.
IRELAND, RUTHERFORD . . . Captain
106th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in ac-
tion near St. Souplet, France, October 18, 1918. He
continued to lead his battalion in attack, although
suffering great pain from a wound caused by shell
fire. After being ordered to the dressing station, he
had his wound dressed without waiting to have the
shrapnel removed, returning to his battalion, and
remaining on duty for two days. Home address, W.
De F. Ireland, brother, 556 Hancock Street, Brook-
lyn, N. Y.
IRONS, BENJAMIN G. . Private (First Class)
Medical Detachment, 311th Infantry. For ex-
traordinary heroism in action near Vieville-en-Haye,
France, September 25-26, 1918. Private Irons, with
another soldier, advanced to an exposed position,
and while administering first aid to a wounded man
the three were suddenly surrounded and captured
by a party of the enemy. While being taken toward
the German lines, Private Irons and his companion
attacked their captors and succeeded in freeing
themselves, at the same time capturing two Ger-
mans, whom they brought to battalion headquar-
ters, together with the wounded man. Home ad-
dress, Eden B. Irons, father, Silverton, N. J.
IRONS, JOHN K. . Corporal
Company K, llth Infantry. For extraordinary
heroism in action near Bois St. Claude, in the St.
Mihiel salient, France, September 12, 1918. After
being wounded in the foot by a machine-gun bullet
and later in the leg by shrapnel, he continued in the
advance of his squad all that day, without medical
attention other than his own first aid, thereby dis-
playing exceptional courage and devotion to duty.
Home address, Mrs. Harry Crowley, sister, 317 Six-
teenth Street, Monaca, Pa.
IRRGANG, ANDREW .... Corporal
Machine Gun Company, 120th Infantry. For
extraordinary heroism in action near Ballincourt,
France, September 29, 1918. After he had become
separated from the rest of the platoon, Corporal
Irrgang kept his squad together and broke up a ma-
chine-gun post, capturing the gunners and the gun.
As his own gun had become disabled, he turned the
captured gun around and fired 1,000 rounds from it,
covering the advance of the infantry. He then con-
tinued to lead his squad forward under terrific ar-
tillery and machine-gun fire. Home address, Cas-
par Irrgang, father, Route 1, Spades, Ind.
IRVING, LIVINGSTON GILSON . . .
Aviation Section, 103d Aero Pursuit Squadron.
For extraordinary heroism in action near Banthe-