Alfred M. Barlow
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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
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.