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Distinguished Service Cross Recipients

About the Distinguished Service Cross

Howard County

     Floyd H. Wells (army serial No. 2158832), corporal, Company M, 326th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near St. Juvin, France, October 16, 1918. With another soldier Corpl. Wells advanced sevaral hundred yards ahead of the front line under heavy artillery and machine gun fire and rescued a wounded comrade.

Residence at enlistment: Chester, Iowa (Howard 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