PULLEN, DANIEL D.
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army
Home: Skagway, Alaska
Tank Corps, A.E.F.
Date of Action: September 26, 1918
General Orders No. No. 133, W.D., 1918
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Daniel D. Pullen, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action in the Bois- de-Cuisy, France, September 26, 1918.
Colonel Pullen displayed conspicuous gallantry and leadership in directing a tank attack on the Bois-de-Cuisy, after which he rallied a force of disorganized infantry, leading it forward in the face of violent machine-gun fire, and occupying the ground which had been taken by the tanks.
PULLEN, DANIEL D
MAJOR CORPS OF ENGRS USA
DATE OF DEATH: 09/22/1923
BURIED AT: SECTION SO DI SITE 1364-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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