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Distinguished Service Cross Recipients

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Webster County

      Emmett Paul Mulholland, second lieutenant, Company A, 326th Infantry, 82d Division. For extraordinary heroism in action near St. Juvin, France, October 15, 1918. After having been severely wounded in the leg he continued to direct his men under terrific artillery fire in the attack against two enemy machine guns. due to his initiative and gallantry the enemy position was captured.

Residence at appointment: 1522 Second Ave., Fort Dodge, Iowa (Webster)




~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