Cedric Charles Benz – First Lieutenant, United States Army

BENZ, CEDRIC CHARLES

  • First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 111th Infantry Regiment, 28th Division, A.E.F.
  • Date of Action: July 1, 1918
  • General Orders No. No. 100, W.D., 1918

Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Cedric Charles Benz, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action while trying to assist a wounded companion in the attack on Hill 204, west of Chateau-Thierry, France, July 1, 1918.

First Lieutenant Benz discovered a party of Germans, and with the aid of two wounded soldiers boldly rushed them and made 38 prisoners.


BENZ, CEDRIC C

  • United States Army
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 07/26/1893
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/24/1980
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 8  SITE 625-C
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BENZ, HELEN T

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 05/25/1894
  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/08/1962
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 8  SITE 625-C
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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