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Chester H. Everhart

Place of Birth: Michigan, Detroit
Home of record: Detroit Michigan


Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Russian Civil War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Private Chester H. Everhart, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism while serving with 337th Ambulance Company, 310th Sanitary Train, 339th Infantry (Attached), 85th Division (Detachment in North Russia), in action near Bolshieozerke, Russia, 2 April 1919. Private Everhart went forward some 200 yards in front of our lines into an area swept by artillery and machine-gun fire to assist in bringing a wounded man to a place of safety.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 16 (1920)

Action Date: 2-Apr-19

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: 337th Ambulance Company

Battalion: 310th Sanitary Train

Regiment: 339th Infantry (Attached)

Division: 85th Division (Detachment in North Russia)