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Charles Denver Barger
Birth: Jun. 3, 1892
Mount Vernon
Lawrence County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1936
Oak Grove
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army during World War I as a Private First Class in Company L, 354th Infantry, 89th Division. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Bois-deBantheville, France, on October 31, 1918. His citation reads "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". His Medal was presented to him in 1919. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
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  Ruth Irene Bailey Barger (1909 - 1972)*
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Blue Springs Cemetery
Blue Springs
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
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Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: May 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6403094
Charles Denver Barger
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Charles Denver Barger
Added by: Don Morfe
Charles Denver Barger
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Rest in peace.
- sjm
 Added: Nov. 25, 2016
Rest in sweet peace, dear Charles. Thank you for your service to our country and for saving so many lives. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten. You are now safely in the arms of God - rest....
- susan emery
 Added: Jul. 23, 2016
God Bless You Brave Soldier.
- Allan D. Janski
 Added: Jun. 11, 2016
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