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James W. Willford
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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WILLFORD, JAMES W.
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Company G, 9th Infantry
Hometown: Urbana, Ohio
Date of Action: September 1, 1901

Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to James W. Willford, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for great coolness and good judgment displayed in commanding a battery when ambushed by natives near Basey, Samar, Philippine Islands, September 1, 1901.

D.S.C. issued in lieu of the certificate of merit and the D.S.M. under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 5, 1931.


WILLFORD, JAMES W
1ST LT USA
DATE OF DEATH: 12/16/1937
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 9381
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 1 October 2005
Distinguished Service Cross