WELD, SETH L.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company L, 8th
U.S. Infantry. Place and Date: At La Paz, Leyte, Philippine Islands, 5 December
1906. Entered Service At: Altamont, Tenn. Birth: Sandy Hook, Md. Date of
Issue: 20 October 1908.
With his right arm cut open with a bolo, went to the
assistance of a wounded constabulary officer and a fellow soldier who were surrounded by
about 40 Pulajanes, and, using his disabled rifle as a club, beat back the assailants and
rescued his party.