Charles Denver Barger

Charles Denver Barger

Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri, USA
Death 25 Nov 1936 (aged 44)
Oak Grove, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Blue Springs, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 6403094 · View Source
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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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