BRICE, ARTHUR T., JR.
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Home: Washington, D. C.
7th Infantry Regiment, 3d Division, A.E.F.
Date of Action: July 15, 1918
General Orders 64, W.D., 1919
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Arthur T. Brice, Jr., First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Bois d'Aigremont, France, July 15, 1918.
With a total disregard for his own danger, Lieutenant Brice went into the Bois d'Aigremont under a heavy artillery fire, and led scattered troops to the new line of resistance near Fossoy where they were successfully employed against the enemy's advance. Later, he successfully led his company into Le Channel in the face of a heavy artillery and machine-gun fire, and cleared that town of the enemy.
BRICE, ARTHUR TILGHMAN JR
COL US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/11/1892
DATE OF DEATH: 06/09/1973
BURIED AT: SECTION 36 SITE 2653
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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