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Distinguished Service Cross Recipients

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Clay County

     Robert E. Wickliffe, private, Company A, 4th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Grand Ballois Farm, France, July 14-15, 1918. After being severely wounded he remained at his post, performing his duties as a relay runner until relieved.

Residence at enlistment: Spencer, Iowa (Clay 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