Nicklous Weber - War Hero
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS
Nicklous Weber, private, Company K, 325th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near St. Juvin, France, October 16, 1918. After three stretcher bearers had been shot down while trying to bring in a wounded soldier, he advanced in the face of the terrific machine gun and artillery fire and rescued the wounded man. He then returned to the field and successfully brought the three stretcher bearers to our lines.
Residence at enlistment: R.F.D. No. 5, Waterloo, Iowa.
Source: Official Register, State of Iowa 1921-1922, Twenty-Ninth Number, Military Decorations of Iowans in the World War, pg. 372
Transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall