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Charles Denver Barger

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.

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  • Originally Created by: Bill Walker
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6403094
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Denver Barger (3 Jun 1892–25 Nov 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6403094, citing Blue Springs Cemetery, Blue Springs, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .