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Alfred M. Barlow
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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BARLOW, ALFRED M.
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Home: Gallipolis, Ohio
Company L, 148th Infantry Regiment, 37th Division, A.E.F.
Date of Action: November 3, 1918
General Orders No. 37, W.D., 1919

Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Alfred M. Barlow, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Hearne, Belgium, November 3, 1918.

Although suffering from a painful shrapnel wound in the leg, First Lieutenant Barlow led his company, with excellent leadership and command, over the river, and not until he had received wounds in both legs would he give his consent to be taken to a dressing station.


BARLOW, ALFRED M
United States Army
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/18/1890
DATE OF DEATH: 04/30/1959
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 10268-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 23 April 2005 Updated: 13 December 2005
Purple Heart Medal

Distinguished Service Cross