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Arthur Carroll Jones

 

Basic Information

Name
Arthur Carroll Jones
Birth
10 Jan 1894
Suffolk, Virginia
Death
06/1985
Baltimore, Maryland
Time In Service
From: Not Specified
To: Not Specified

Affiliation

Allegiance
United States of America
Branch of Service
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Rank
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Unit(s)
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Specialty
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Current Status
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Service Record

War
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Battle(s)
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Honors & Awards

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WWI Distinguished Service Cross

JONES, ARTHUR CARROLL Private, U.S. Army Company G, 313th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division, A.E.F. Date of Action: September 28, 1918 Citation: The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Arthur Carroll Jones, Private, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Montfaucon, France, September 28, 1918. While on his way to the dressing station for treatment, hearing a call for a volunteer to carry an important message from brigade headquarters to a regiment which was being pressed back, Private Jones volunteered and carried the message through a terrific intervening enemy barrage, and as a result of his courageous actions reinforcements arrived at a critical time. General Orders No. No. 4, W.D., 1923 Home Town: Baltimore, MD (Montfaucon is east of Reims near Verdun. A WWI memorial is in the area)

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Michael May added this on 31 Mar 2013