Frederick Walter Mcl. Patterson
Major, United States Army
FREDERICK W. MCL.
Major, U.S. Army
Home: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division, A.E.F.
Date of Action: October 28 - 29, 1918
General Orders No. No. 15, W.D., 1921
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Frederick W. McL. Patterson, Major, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Nantillois, France, October 28 - 29, 1918.
After being severely wounded in the left leg, Major Patterson continued throughout the night to exercise command of his battalion at a critical time. He refused medical aid until the morning of the 29th and was evacuated by order of the regimental commander.
PATTERSON, FREDERICK WALTER M
MAJOR 315TH INF USA
DATE OF DEATH: 05/13/1934
BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4223-C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
PATTERSON, TEXIE S WIDOW OF FREDERICK W
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 24 April 2004