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Distinguished Service Cross Recipients

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Jasper County

    James Norman Hall, captain, 103d Aero Squadron, Air Service. On March 26, 1918, while leading a patrol of three, he attacked a group of five enemy fighters and three enemy two-seaters, himself destroying one and forcing down two others in a fight lasting more than 20 minutes.

Residence at appointment: Colfax, Iowa (Jasper 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