|James Robb Church|
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Colonel James Rob Church
|Born||January 1, 1866|
|Died||May 18, 1923(aged 57)|
|Place of birth||Chicago, Illinois|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Rank||Assistant Surgeon and later Colonel|
|Unit||1st United States Volunteer Cavalry Regiment|
World War I
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
|Other work||Author, Medical Attache, Doctor|
Church graduated from Princeton University with the class of 1888. He was awarded his medal on January 10, 1906, by Theodore Roosevelt, who was also part of the Rough Rider regiment. After the Spanish-American War, he remained in the Army, obtaining the rank of Colonel, where he went as an attache with the French Army during World War I.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
In addition to performing gallantly the duties pertaining to his position, voluntarily and unaided carried several seriously wounded men from the firing line to a secure position in the rear, in each instance being subjected to a very heavy fire and great exposure and danger.
- "James Robb Church". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6164698. Retrieved 2007-12-31.
- "James Robb Church, Colonel, United States Armyat www.arlingtoncemetery.net Arlington Cemetery". http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jrchurch.htm. Retrieved September 29, 2010.
- James Robb Church (1918). The Doctor's Part. D. Appleton and Company. http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&id=IqYMAAAAYAAJ&dq=james+robb+church&printsec=frontcover&source=web&ots=38Wc7_GknH&sig=f2NT8eTnChFTrnVZJql3uI04nYg#PPA11,M1. Google Books
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