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Merl Doty - War Hero


Posted By: S. Ferrall (email)
Date: 7/19/2004 at 07:34:00

Merl Doty, corporal, Company K, 117th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Beaurevoir, France, october 6, 1918. He volunteered and crossed an open space swept by fire from enemy machine guns and snipers to rescue wounded comrades.

Residence at enlistment: Route No. 4, Rockwell City, Iowa

-source: Official Register, State of Iowa 1921-1922, Twenty-Ninth Number, Military Decorations of Iowans in the World War, pg. 364

-transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall


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