Woodbury County

Pfc. James W. Bauer




Pfc. James W. Bauer, 2617 S. Coral Street, member of the 27th armored infantry battalion of the Ninth armored division, had been awarded a bronze star medal for meritorious service in action against the Germans. The definite deed that won the award was related by the war department as “dressing the wounds of a wounded officer under fire and evacuating him to a safe position."

Source: The Sioux City Journal, September 22, 1945