Advertisement

PVT Benjamin Bunte Smith

Advertisement

PVT Benjamin Bunte Smith

Birth
Ash, Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA
Death
17 Oct 1918 (aged 28)
France
Burial
Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID
45764738 View Source

Private, Company A, 119th Infantry, 30th Division, US Army, World War I. Died of wounds.

Bio provided by Doc Wilson

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 Private Benjamin B. Smith (ASN: 1314600), United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with Company A, 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Division, A.E.F., near Bellicourt, France, 29 September 1918. After being wounded twice in making attacks with his own organization, Private Smith joined Australian troops and attacked with them, being wounded a third time before he consented to be evacuated.

Private, Company A, 119th Infantry, 30th Division, US Army, World War I. Died of wounds.

Bio provided by Doc Wilson

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 Private Benjamin B. Smith (ASN: 1314600), United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with Company A, 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Division, A.E.F., near Bellicourt, France, 29 September 1918. After being wounded twice in making attacks with his own organization, Private Smith joined Australian troops and attacked with them, being wounded a third time before he consented to be evacuated.


Family Members

Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement