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The Army Distinguished Service Medal
 U.S. Army - Philippine Insurrection 

 

To All Who Shall See These Presents Greeting:

This is to Certify that
The President of the United States of America
Takes Pleasure in Presenting


THE 
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL
to

ALDRIDGE, JOHN S.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to John S. Aldridge, Corporal, U.S. Army, for gallant conduction while serving as a member of Company D, 19th Infantry Regiment, in action at Mount Bud-Dajo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 7 March 1906.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Mitchell County, North Carolina
Home Town: Watauga County, North Carolina


ALEXANDER, JAMES
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to James Alexander, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Troop A, 4th Cavalry Regiment, in the engagement at Rio Chico, Nueva Ecya, Philippine Islands, on 6 December 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Ohio Home Town: Monroe, Ohio


ARNDT, ALVIN
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Alvin Arndt, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry in action while serving as a member of Troop I, 4th Cavalry Regiment, near Nozagaray, Philippine Islands, on 15 February 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Germany


ASH, JOHN W.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to John W. Ash, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry in action while serving as a member of Company E, 24th Infantry Regiment, against Pulajanes at Tabon-Tabon, Leyte, Philippine Islands, on 24 July 1906.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Henderson, Kentucky
Home Town: Chicago, Illinois


ASKEW, PRESTON
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Preston Askew, Corporal, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry in action while serving as a member of Company E, 24th Infantry Regiment, against Pulajanes at Tabon-Tabon, Leyte, Philippine Islands, on 24 July 1906.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Sulphur Springs, Texas
Home Town: Guthrie, Oklahoma


BANDIRA
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Bandira, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry in action while serving with the 51st Company, Philippine Scouts, against hostile Moros, at Mount Bassak, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 15 June 1913.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Mindanao, Philippine Islands
Home Town: Mindanao, Philippine Islands


BARNHOUSE, JOHN L.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to John L. Barnhouse, Private, U.S. Army, for gallantry in action while serving as a member of Company F, 17th Infantry Regiment, at Tempitan, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, on 9 May 1904.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Fairmount, Indiana
Home Town: Fairmount, Indiana


BELL, FRED
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Fred Bell, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Battery H, 3d Artillery Regiment, in the campaign near Malalos, Philippine Islands, from 25 to 31 March 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Ulster County, New York


BLOUSE, MAX
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Max Blouse, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished courage exhibited by him while serving as a member of Company K, 26th Infantry Regiment, in going, at the peril of his life, to the rescue of comrades and natives who had been upset in the Pambujan River, Samar, Philippine Islands, on 21 January 1902, and were in imminent danger of death from drowning.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Charlton, Iowa
Home Town: Charlton, Iowa


BRADFORD, CLAUDE L.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Claude L. Bradford, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for coolness, bravery, and good judgment while serving as a member of Company B, 43d Infantry Regiment, in action against bolomen near Alang Alang, Leyte, Philippine Islands, on 29 March 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Port Hudson, Louisiana
Home Town: Port Hudson, Louisiana


CARR, FRED
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Fred Carr, Corporal, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry in action while serving as a member of Company G, 34th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Volunteers, at San Quintin Pass, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 4 December 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Geneva, Nebraska
Home Town: Denver, Colorado


CARROLL, JOHN A.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to John A. Carroll, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company C, 27th Infantry Regiment, in the assault on Fort Pitacus, Philippine Islands, on 4 May 1903, during the battle of Taraca River, Mindanao, Philippine Islands.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Dyer County, Tennessee
Home Town: Heloise, Tennessee


CHICK, LEON H.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Leon H. Chick, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for risking his life in order to check a fire at Manila, Philippine Islands, on 22 February 1899, while serving as a member of Battery H, 3d Artillery Regiment.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Rockport, Massachusetts
Home Town: Lynn, Massachusetts


COSSAR, ELMER H.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Elmer H. Cossar, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company C, 27th Infantry Regiment, in the assault on Fort Bacalod, Lake Lanao, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, on 8 April 1903.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Carroll, Maine
Home Town: Bangor, Maine


CRAVEN, RALPH G.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Ralph G. Craven, Color Sergeant, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry in action while serving as a member of the 6th Infantry Regiment at Mount Bud-Dajo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 7 March 1906.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Beaufort, North Carolina
Home Town: Siler City, North Carolina


CROWELL, LEON
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Leon Crowell, Private, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry while serving as a member of Company B, 4th Infantry Regiment, in action near Dasmarinas, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 19 June 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Portland, Indiana
Home Town: Monterey, Mexico


DEAVEY, WILLIAM H.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to William H. Deavey, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Company H, 3d Infantry Regiment, at Almacenes River, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 3 December 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Fort Edwards, New York
Home Town: New York, New York


DIMASANGKA
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Dimasangka, Corporal, U.S. Army, for conspicuous daring and bravery while serving with the 51st Company, Philippine Scouts, in action against hostile Moros on Bassak Mountain, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 15 June 1913.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Lambao, Philippine Islands
Home Town: Dulanan, Philippine Islands


DONALDSON, LORENZO D.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Lorenzo D. Donaldson, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company F, 32d Infantry Regiment, in action at Abucay, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 25 May 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Fremont County, Iowa
Home Town: Fremont County, Iowa


DOUGHENEY, JAMES J.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to James J. Dougheney, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Company L, 47th Infantry Regiment, U.S. volunteers, on 11 November 1900, at Bulusan, Luzon, Philippine Islands.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Toledo, Ohio
Home Town: Toledo, Ohio


DOYLE, LAWRENCE
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Lawrence Doyle, Corporal, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Company G, 11th Infantry Regiment, at the Malabang River, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, on 2 August 1902.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at New York, New York
Home Town: Newark, New Jersey


ELDER, ROBERT W.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Robert W. Elder, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for exceptional courage and daring while serving as a member of Troop L, 14th Cavalry Regiment, in action at Cotto Pangpang, Philippine Islands, on 14 February 1904.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Athol, Massachusetts
Home Town: Boston, Massachusetts


FELDCAMP, GEORGE
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to George Feldcamp, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry while serving as a member of Company E, 12th Infantry Regiment, in action against insurgents at Barrio of Mazambique, Ilocos, Philippine Islands, on 22 September 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Sedamsville, Ohio
Home Town: Cincinnati, Ohio


FLANNERY, DAVID T.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to David T. Flannery, First Class Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry as a member of Company E, Signal Corps, in action at Big Bend, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 2 October 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Ireland Home Town: Brooklyn, New York


GANNON, WILLIAM F.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to William F. Gannon, Musician, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry while serving as a member of Company L, 8th Infantry Regiment, in action against Pulajanes near La Paz, Leyte, Philippine Islands, on 5 December 1906.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Lowell, Massachusetts
Home Town: Lowell, Massachusetts


GOODE, BENJAMIN H.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Benjamin H. Goode, Private, U.S. Army, for most distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company H, 24th Infantry Regiment, in action at Naguillan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 7 December 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Abbeville County, South Carolina
Home Town: Abbeville County, South Carolina


GUNN, JAMES C.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to James C. Gunn, First Class Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of the Hospital Corps, in action at Peruke-Utig, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 3 May 1905.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Eureka, Texas
Home Town: Eureka, Texas


HARRIS, JOHN C.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to John C. Harris, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Company L, 4th Infantry Regiment, in the engagement as Dasmarinas, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 19 June 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Canada Home Town: Chicago, Illinois


HAWKINS, GEORGE P.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to George P. Hawkins, Private, U.S. Army, for gallant conduct while serving as a member of Troop K, 14th Cavalry Regiment, on 29 January 1910, in rescuing at the risk of his own life an officer from drowning in the Quinqua River, Luzon, Philippine Islands.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Greenwood, Nebraska
Home Town: Coldenham, New York


HEINZE, JULIUS
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Julius Heinze, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of the Hospital Corps, in the fight on the Gandara River, Samar, Philippine Islands, on 16 October 1901.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Germany Home Town: Minneapolis, Minnesota


HOWE, CHARLES S.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Charles S. Howe, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Company D, 17th Infantry Regiment, in the engagement near San Isidro, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 29 July 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Brooklyn, New York
Home Town: Chicago, Illinois


HUNSAKER, IRVIN L.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Irvin L. Hunsaker, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry as a member of Company H, 18th Infantry Regiment, in battle at Jaro, Panay, Philippine Islands, on 12 February 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Cobden, Illinois
Home Town: Cobden, Illinois


HUNTER, CHARLES
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Charles Hunter, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry as a member of Company E, 12th Infantry Regiment, in action against insurgents at Barrio of Mazambique, Ilocos Norte, Philippine Islands, 22 September 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Mansfield, Ohio
Home Town: Mansfield, Ohio


JACKSON, PERRY B.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Perry B. Jackson, Corporal, U.S. Army, for exceptional bravery as a member of Company K, 6th Infantry Regiment, in action at Mount Bud-Dajo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 7 March 1906.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Jonesburg, Missouri
Home Town: Ozark, Alabama


JOHNSON, THOMAS
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Thomas Johnson, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for pursuing and disarming an enlisted man bent on murdering his first sergeant at Camp McGrath, Batangas, Philippine Islands, on 22 August 1912, while serving as a member of Company I, 24th Infantry Regiment.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Woodbury County, Kentucky
Home Town: Lexington, Kentucky


JORDAN, JOSEPH K.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Joseph K. Jordan, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Company H, 43d Infantry Regiment, in the attack by insurgents at Calbayog, Samar, Philippine Islands, on 26 March 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at New York, New York
Home Town: New York, New York


KALBER, LOUIS
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Louis Kalber, Corporal, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Company G, 9th Infantry Regiment, at Singalan, Philippine Islands, on 9 August 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Germany


LEABACK, CHARLES C.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Charles C. Leaback, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Company F, 9th Infantry Regiment, near Tarlac, Philippine Islands, on 19 November 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Reading, Pennsylvania
Home Town: Chicago, Illinois


LIESMANN, FREDERICK J.
(Second Award)
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Frederick J. Liesmann, Corporal, U.S. Army, for most conspicuous gallantry as a member of Company M, 38th Infantry Regiment, in action near San Juan de Bocboc, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 1 July 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Pierce City, Missouri
Home Town: Dixon, Missouri
Personal Awards: Army DSM (Spanish-American War), Army DSM (Philippine Insurrection)


LIPSCOMB, SPENCER K.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Spencer K. Lipscomb, Corporal, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry as a member of Company G, 14th Infantry Regiment, in action near Manila, Philippine Islands, on 5 February 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at St. George, West Virginia
Home Town: Seattle, Washington


MILLER, RICHARD
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Richard Miller, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Troop F, 9th Cavalry Regiment, at Tagbac, Albay, Philippine Islands, on 17 December 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Madison County, Kentucky
Home Town: Louisville, Kentucky


MINNIGERODE, FITZHUGH L.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Fitzhugh L. Minnigerode, Second Lieutenant (Infantry), U.S. Army, for bravery and presence of mind while serving with the 8th Infantry, in going to the rescue of drowning men at Ilollo, Panay, Philippine Islands, on 10 September 1907.
War Department, General Orders No. 126 (1919)
Born: at Oatlands, Virginia
Home Town: Washington, D.C.
Personal Awards: Distinguished Service Cross (WWI), Army Distinguished Service Medal


MOORE, JOHN I.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to John I. Moore, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Company C, 27th Infantry Regiment, in the assault on Fort Bacalod, Lake Lanao, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, on 8 April 1903.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Hagood, South Carolina
Home Town: Columbia, South Carolina


MORRISON, EDWARD W.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Edward W. Morrison, Private First Class, U.S. Army, for rendering aid to wounded comrades under fire of hostile Moros at Manaya Peak, Philippine Islands, on 15 December 1913, while serving as a member of the Hospital Corps.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Boone County, Indiana
Home Town: Colfax, Indiana


MOSELY, THOMAS
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Thomas Mosely, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry as a member of the Hospital Corps, in action against hostile Moros at Mount Bagsak, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 11 June 1913.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Brandenburg, Kentucky
Home Town: Brandenburg, Kentucky


MULLINS, WILLIAM
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to William Mullins, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished service while serving as a member of Company I, 4th Infantry Regiment, in action near Dasmarinas, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 19 June 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Kent County, Kentucky
Home Town: Holton, Kansas


MYERS, EDWIN
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Edwin Myers, Corporal, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of the Signal Corps at Siassi, Philippine Islands, on 11 May 1905.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Bayard, Ohio
Home Town: Brooklyn, New York


ODEN, GEORGE J.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to George J. Oden, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry as a member of the 36th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Volunteers, in action near Mangaperen, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 28 November 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Germany Home Town: Los Angeles, California


OLSSON, HENRY
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Henry Olsson, Corporal, U.S. Army, for distinguished service as a member of Battery E, 1st Artillery Regiment, in the action at San Cristobal Bridge, Philippine Islands, on 30 July 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Springfield, Maine


POTTER, HARRY E.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Harry E. Potter, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished conduct while serving as a member of Company A, 37th Infantry Regiment, on 6 June 1900, near Majajay, Laguna Province, Luzon, Philippine Islands, in exposing himself to the fire of the enemy at close range in order to remove a wounded comrade to shelter.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Penobscot, Maine
Home Town: Monticello, Maine


PRIESTLY, ARTHUR T.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Arthur T. Priestly, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished courage while serving as a member of Company K, 26th Infantry Regiment, exhibited by him in going, at the peril of his life, to the rescue of comrades and natives who had been upset in the Pambujan River Island of Samar, Philippine Islands, on 21 January, 1902, and were in imminent danger of death from drowning.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Heber, Utah
Home Town: Portland, Oregon


REED, JOSEPH E.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Joseph E. Reed, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company L, 47th Infantry Regiment, in action at Bulusan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 11 November 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Drafton, Pennsylvania
Home Town: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania


RICHARDSON, HURLEY O.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Hurley O. Richardson, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for conspicuous bravery and efficiency while serving as a member of Troop C, 6th Cavalry Regiment, in action against hostile Moros at Patian Island, Philippine Islands, on 4 July 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Berlin, Maryland
Home Town: Lorley, Maryland


RICHMOND, CHARLES C.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Charles C. Richmond, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company L, 30th Infantry Regiment, in action on Alalaon Mountain, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 26 March 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at White House, Ohio
Home Town: Toledo, Ohio


ROSSER, HENRY
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Henry Rosser, Corporal, U.S. Army, for distinguished service while serving as a member of Company A, 17th Infantry Regiment, in the attack on Angeles, Philippine Islands, on 16 October 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Chatham County, North Carolina
Home Town: Stork, North Carolina


SACKNUS, HENRY W.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Henry W. Sacknus, Private, U.S. Army, for exceptional gallantry while serving as a member of Troop C, 6th Cavalry Regiment, in an engagement at Talisay, Philippine Islands, on 29 March 1901.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Cleveland, Ohio
Home Town: Cleveland, Ohio


SCHUCK, WILLIAM J.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to William J. Schuck, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service while serving as a member of Company K, 6th Infantry Regiment, in action at Bobong, Negros, Philippine Islands, on 19 July 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Williamsville, New York
Home Town: Williamsville, New York


SHADDEAU, HENRY D.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Henry D. Shaddeau, Corporal, U.S. Army, for exceptional and conspicuous bravery while serving as a member of Company F, 17th Infantry Regiment, in action at Simpiton, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, on 8 May 1904.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Owosso, Michigan
Home Town: Swan Creek, Michigan


SHEWBRIDGE, SMITH M.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Smith M. Shewbridge, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for gallantry in action while serving as a member of Company B, 17th Infantry Regiment, in action at Tamparan, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, on 5 April 1904.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Charlestown, West Virginia
Home Town: Cincinnati, Ohio


SMITH, JACK
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Jack Smith, Lance Corporal, U.S. Army, for conspicuous bravery while serving as a member of Company E, 21st Infantry Regiment, in action at Arroyo de Lanao, Samar, Philippine Islands, on 4 June 1905.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Marksville, Louisiana
Home Town: Marksville, Louisiana


STEVENS, JACOB W.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Jacob W. Stevens, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service while serving as a member of Company K, 24th Infantry Regiment, in the engagement near Santa Ana, Philippine Islands, on 6 October 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Franktown, Virginia
Home Town: Baltimore, Maryland


STOKES, EARNEST
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Earnest Stokes, Private, U.S. Army, for most distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company F, 24th Infantry Regiment, in action at Naguillan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 7 December 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Wartrace, Tennessee
Home Town: Wartrace, Tennessee


STOKES, GEORGE P.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to George P. Stokes, Private, U.S. Army, for marked courage and intelligence while serving as a member of Company I, 21st Infantry Regiment, in saving a comrade from drowning at Lake Lanao, Philippine Islands, on 12 December 1909.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Rogers, Arkansas
Home Town: Rocky Ford, Colorado


TAYLOR, JAMES D.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to James D. Taylor, First Lieutenant (Infantry), U.S. Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War I. While Commanding the Station of Pantabangan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, in January 1901, by his discretion and excellent judgment First Lieutenant Taylor obtained possession of the correspondence which made known the whereabouts of the insurgent chieftain, Aguinaldo, thus making possible the expedition resulting in his capture.
War Department, General Orders No. 108 (1919)
Born: at Lake City, Florida
Home Town: Lake City, Florida


TEETER, MILO C.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Milo C. Teeter, Private, U.S. Army, for rescuing a comrade from drowning at Penaranda, Philippine Islands, on 22 February 1912, while serving as a member of Company E, 19th Infantry Regiment.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at New Albany, Pennsylvania
Home Town: New Albany, Pennsylvania


TOM, JACOB W.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Jacob W. Tom, Quartermaster Sergeant, U.S. Army, for gallant conduct while serving as a member of Company D, 19th Infantry Regiment, in action at Mount Bud-Dajo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 7 March 1906.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Hancock County, Ohio
Home Town: Paulding, Ohio


TOMLINSON, FREDERICK
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Frederick Tomlinson, Corporal, U.S. Army, for rescuing the body of a comrade from a burning launch on the Pasig River, Manila, Philippine Islands, on 9 September 1912, while serving as a member of the 138th Company, Coast Artillery Corps.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Memphis, Tennessee
Home Town: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


TURNER, CLEMON
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Clemon Turner, Private, U.S. Army, for rescuing a fellow soldier from drowning at the risk of his own life, near Camp McGrath, Philippine Islands, on 12 November 1914, while serving as a member of Company K, 24th Infantry Regiment.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Gainesville, Alabama
Home Town: Cincinnati, Ohio


UMBARGER, CHARLES E.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Charles E. Umbarger, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company G, 32d Infantry Regiment, in action near Llano Hermosa, Philippine Islands, on 6 July 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Saline County, Kansas
Home Town: Culver, Kansas


WARNER, JAMES H.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to James H. Warner, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service while serving as a member of Company D, 4th Infantry Regiment, in action near Dasmarinas, Philippine Islands, on 19 June 1899.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Tioga County, New York


WEISS, GEORGE
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to George Weiss, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for gallant conduct while serving as a member of Troop F, 4th Cavalry Regiment, in action at Mount Bud-Dajo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 7 March 1906.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Prussia Home Town: St. Louis, Missouri


WHITE, JOSEPH
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Joseph White, Musician, U.S. Army, for distinguished service while serving as a member of Company B, 24th Infantry Regiment, at the Rio Grande River, Cabanatuan, Philippine Islands, on 8 November 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at New Orleans, Louisiana


WHITNEY, PERCY M.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Percy M. Whitney, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished service while serving as a member of Troop E, 6th Cavalry Regiment, in unhesitatingly plunging into the Palico River, Philippine Islands, on 2 September 1901, and at the risk of his own life attempting to rescue from drowning Sergeant John W. Harris, of said troop.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Washington, D.C.
Home Town: Washington, D.C.


WILKINS, GEORGE W.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to George W. Wilkins, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company G, 39th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Volunteers, in action at San Cristobal River, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 1 January 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Sioux City, Iowa
Home Town: Sioux City, Iowa


WINTER, FRED
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Fred Winter, Corporal, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry while serving as a member of Company F, 22d Infantry Regiment, in action at Mount Corona, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on 22 July 1900.
D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)
Born: at Germany 
Home Town: Perry, Ohio

 

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