Huntleys In The Military

Croix De Guerre
(with palm)

Purple Heart

Henry W. Huntley

Born

22 December, 1895 in Oxford Township, Erie County, Ohio

Died

22 September,1951 at Los Angeles, California

Military Service

USMC  6/9/1917 - 6/18/1919  World War I

Units

Co. C, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, South Carolina
82nd Co., 6th Regiment, Marine Barracks, Quantico, Virginia
82nd Co., 6th Regiment, AEF, France
176th Co., 14th Regiment, Quantico, Virginia
4th Brigade, 2nd Division

Highest Rank

Private

Medals/Awards


Purple Heart, Croix De Guerre (with palm)

Remarks

Henry served in the front lines 17 months. Wounded and gassed, left for dead in "no mans land" for several days. Captured 4 Boches (Germans) by their trench mortar.