Concept

Dwite H. Schaffner

Summary
Dwite H. Schaffner (November 5, 1889 – November 22, 1955) was a soldier in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I. Biography Schaffner was born in Arroyo, Pennsylvania on November 5, 1889 and died November 22, 1955. He is buried in Rose Hill Burial Park Akron, Ohio. Medal of Honor citation Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 306th Infantry, 77th Division. Place and date: Near St. Hubert's Pavilion, Boureuilles, France, September 28, 1918. Entered service at: Falls Creek, Pa. Birth: Arroya, Pa. G.O. No.: 15, W.D., 1923. Citation: He led his men in an attack on St. Hubert's Pavillion through terrific enemy machinegun, rifle, and artillery fire and drove the enemy from a strongly held entrenched position after hand-to-hand fighting. His bravery and contempt for danger inspired his men, enabling them to hold fast in the face of 3 determined enemy counterattacks. His company's position being expos
About this result
This page is automatically generated and may contain information that is not correct, complete, up-to-date, or relevant to your search query. The same applies to every other page on this website. Please make sure to verify the information with EPFL's official sources.
Related publications

No results

Related people

No results

Related units

No results

Related concepts

No results

Related courses

No results

Related lectures

No results