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WEIMER, Herman H.

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WEIMER, Herman H. (Chicago, IL-- ). Recipient, Distinguished Service Cross. Near Bois-de-Chaume, France on October 9, 1918, Captain Weimer had been wounded in the shoulder, but he continued to lead his company creating confidence in his men at a critical moment. Upon being ordered to the rear by his battalion commander, he returned to his company as soon as his wounds had been dressed.

Information provided by Richard G. Bridges.