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Maryland Manual, 1919-20
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310 MARYLAND MANUAL.

enlisted and commissioned grades up to Captain in the first
Maryland Infantry, serving as Company Commander during
the Border Service in 1916. He commanded K Company
when the First Maryland was called for European war service,
and was placed in command of K Company, 115th Infantry,
when that Regiment was organized from the Maryland Na-
tional Guard Brigade at Gamp McClellan, Alabama, in Octo-
ber, 1917. He commanded K Company, 115th Infantry, dur-
ing the period the Twenty-ninth Division held a sector of the
line in Alsace, during which period he was twice cited by his
Division Commander for gallantry in action, and twice dec-
orated by the French with the Croix de Guerre. He received
the Belgian Order of Leopold for leading the advance of a
raiding party through the enemy wire on August 31st, 1918,
and for being the last to leave the enemy trenches. He was
promoted to the rank of Major and placed, in command of the
Second Battalion, 115th Infantry, November 2nd, 1918, and
was discharged at Camp Meade, Maryland, as Major of that
Battalion in June, 1918. He was elected Comptroller of the
State of Maryland on November 4th, 1919.

 

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