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1LT Guy Jennings Winstead
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1896
Olive Hill
Person County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1918
Chateau-Thierry
Departement de l'Aisne
Picardie, France

First Lieutenant, Company C, 38th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division, American Expeditionary Forces. Entered the Service from Roxboro, North Carolina. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. From his citation: "For extraordinary heroism in action while serving with 38th Infantry Regiment, 3d Division, A.E.F., near Château-Thierry, France, during June and July, 1918. Lieutenant Winstead led four patrols across the Marne River while exposed to heavy enemy machine-gun fire. On the second of these patrols the boat was sunk and it was necessary to swim the river. While within the enemy lines he and five others raided a German outpost, killing five of the enemy, and, in spite of heavy enemy fire, returned with a prisoner. On 15 July 1918, shortly after leading his platoon under gas and shell fire to a position on a hill, he was killed by enemy fire." 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Meldrum Winstead (1867 - 1938)
  Medora Elizabeth Wagstaff Winstead (1870 - 1945)
 
 Siblings:
  Annie Loraine Winstead Daniel (1892 - 1954)*
  Guy Jennings Winstead (1896 - 1918)
  Guy Jennings Winstead (1896 - 1918)*
  Mary Lou Winstead Hester (1903 - 1951)*
  Victor Lee Winstead (1905 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial
Fere-en-Tardenois
Departement de l'Aisne
Picardie, France
Plot: Plot B, Row 15, Grave 20.
 
Maintained by: Doc Wilson
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56641205
1LT Guy Jennings Winstead
Added by: Doc Wilson
 
1LT Guy Jennings Winstead
Added by: Doc Wilson
 
1LT Guy Jennings Winstead
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R.I.P.
- R.D. Herring
 Added: Jan. 9, 2017

- RememberThem
 Added: Feb. 7, 2013
Of Company C,38th Infantry,was in the Marne fighting.
- PL
 Added: Jan. 11, 2011
 
 
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