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LT Henry Leslie Eddy

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LT Henry Leslie Eddy

Birth
New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 4 Jun 1918 (aged 23)
France
Burial New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section 12
Memorial ID 45056733 View Source
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U.S.M.C., New Britain, CT. Killed in action.
World War I
AEF
2nd Lt 78th Co 6th Regiment USMC
Killed In Action
Distinguished Service Cross
Contributor: rcelt

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant (Infantry) Henry Leslie Eddy, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with Eighty-Second Company, Sixth Regiment (Marines) (Attached), 2d Division, A.E.F., at Chateau-Thierry, France, 4 June 1918. Second Lieutenant Eddy, U.S. Army, while attached to 82d Company, 6th Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps, gave the supreme proof of that extraordinary heroism which will serve as an example to hitherto untried troops.
Contributor: BarryC (47806468)


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  • Created by: C Greer
  • Added: 3 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 45056733
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/45056733/henry-leslie-eddy : accessed ), memorial page for LT Henry Leslie Eddy (30 Jul 1894–4 Jun 1918), Find a Grave Memorial ID 45056733, citing Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by C Greer (contributor 47180683) .