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Earl Davis Gregory

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Chase City, VA, USA
Death: January 6, 1972 (74)
Place of Burial: Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Earl Davis Gregory

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor



Rank and Organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Headquarters Company, 116th Infantry, 29th Division. Place and Date: At Bois-de-Consenvoye, north of Verdun, France, 8 October 1918. Entered Service At: Chase City, Va. Birth: Chase City, Va. G. O. No.: 34, W.D., 1919.


With the remark "I will get them," Sgt. Gregory seized a rifle and a trench-mortar shell, which he used as a hand grenade, left his detachment of the trench-mortar platoon, and advancing ahead of the infantry, captured a machinegun and 3 of the enemy. Advancing still farther from the machinegun nest, he captured a 7.5-centimeter mountain howitzer and, entering a dugout in the immediate vicinity, single-handedly captured 19 of the enemy.

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October 18, 1897
Chase City, VA, USA
January 6, 1972
Age 74
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA