Pearl Edwards 

France Bestowed the French Cross to Pearl Edwards for acts of Heroism


Member of Company D from Centerville, 42nd Rainbow Division of the U.S. 168th Division


France awarded the French Cross to its allies for acts of heroism.



Pearl Edwards, 24 years old

17 July 1917 (on back of photo)

Centerville, Iowa

French War Cross (Croix de Guerre)

Awarded to Pearl Edwards, 1918



-source: contributed by Polly Eckles,  Granddaughter of Pearl Edwards