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Distinguished Service Cross Recipients

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Bremer County

     George A. Bushing, private, Company G, 118th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Brancourt, France, October 8, 1918. He observed a severely wounded soldier about 100 yards from his post on a sunken road heavily shelled by artillery and machine gun enfilading fire. He voluntarily went out and carried this soldier to a place of safety.

Residence at enlistment: Plainfield, Iowa (Bremer co.)



~source: Official Register, State of Iowa 1921-1922, Twenty-Ninth Number, Military Decorations of Iowans in the World War, pg. 360-376

~ Transcribed and contributed by Sharyl Ferrall for Iowa in the Great War Special Project