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Leo A. Myers

Place of Birth: Illinois, Chicago
Home of record: San Francisco California


Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Philippine Insurrection

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross, in lieu of a previously issued Certificate of Merit and Distinguished Service Medal, to Private Leo A. Myers, United States Army, for gallantry while serving as a member of Troop K, 6th Cavalry Regiment, in action against hostile Moros at Patian Island, Philippine Islands, 2 July 1909.

General Orders: D.S.C. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit and the D.S.M. under the provisions of the act of Congress (March 5, 1931)

Action Date: 2-Jul-09

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Troop K

Regiment: 6th Cavalry Regiment