STUDY, Marion F. - War Hero
Posted By: S. Ferrall (email)
Date: 8/6/2004 at 04:15:44
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Marion F. Study (Army Serial No. 2154036), private, first class, Company L, 117th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Molain, France, October 17, 1918. With another soldier he volunteered to go out across an open space swept by heavy machine gun fire, about 150 yards to the front, to rescue two wounded soldiers, which he helped to bring back to the line.
Residence at enlistment: Route No. 1, Thurman, Iowa
-source: Official Register, State of Iowa 1921-1922, Twenty-Ninth Number, Military Decorations of Iowans in the World War, pg. 371
-transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall
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