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First Name: Louis

Last Name: Bozarth

Birthplace: Kirksville, MO, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: El Paso, TX

Date of Birth: 10 March 1891

Date of Death: 08 November 1918

Rank: Corporal

Years Served: 1917-1918
Louis Bozarth

•  World War I (1914 - 1918)


Louis Bozarth

Corporal, U. S. Army

Distinguished Service Cross

War Department, General Orders No. 60 (1920)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Corporal Louis Bozarth (ASN: 2240361), United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with Company F, 315th Supply Train, 90th Division, A.E.F., near Madeleine Farm, France, 8 November 1918.
While driving a supply train truck Corporal Bozarth was severely wounded in the left leg by fragment of an enemy high-explosive shell and the truck was badly damaged by shellfire. Assisted by his helper, he made temporary repairs and drove the truck to its destination. He later died as a result of the wounds received.

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Texas WWI Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 316061   Created by: drjones46




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