U.S. ARMY

Calvin John Ward

Rank:

Private

Conflict/Era:

WORLD WAR I

Unit/Command:

COMPANY D, 117TH INFANTRY, 30TH DIVISION

Military Service Branch:

U.S. ARMY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

OCTOBER 8, 1918

Medal of Honor Action Place:

NEAR ESTREES, FRANCE

Citation:

During an advance, Pvt. Ward's company was held up by a machine gun, which was enfilading the line. Accompanied by a noncommissioned officer, he advanced against this post and succeeded in reducing the nest by killing three and capturing seven of the enemy and their guns.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

OCTOBER 30, 1899, GREEN COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Died:

DECEMBER 15, 1967, MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE

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