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Ellsworth Paro Mills


Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the Russian Civil War

By direction of the President, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918 (Bul. No. 43, W.D., 1918), Private Ellsworth Paro Mills (ASN: 2019030), United States Army, is cited by the Commanding General, American Expeditionary Forces, for gallantry in action and a silver star may be placed upon the ribbon of the Victory Medals awarded him. Private Mills distinguished himself by gallantry in action while serving with Ambulance Company No. 337, 310th Sanitary Train, 85th Division, American Expeditionary Forces, in action at Verst 445, south of Obozerskaya, Russia, 5 April 1919, while assisting a wounded comrade to shelter under fire.

General Orders: GHQ, American Expeditionary Forces, Citation Orders No. 8 (March 1, 1920)

Action Date: April 5, 1919

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Ambulance Company No. 337

Regiment: 310th Sanitary Train

Division: 85th Division, American Expeditionary Forces