|Phillip C. Katz|
|Born||December 12, 1889|
|Died||October 29, 1987(aged 97)|
|Place of birth||San Francisco, California|
|Place of death||San Francisco, California|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||363rd Infantry, 91st Division|
|Awards||Medal of Honor, Croix de Guerre, Medaille Militaire|
Medal of Honor citationEdit
- Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company C, 363d Infantry, 91st Division.
- Place and date: Near Eclisfontaine, France, 26 September 1918.
- Entered service at: San Francisco, California
- Birth: San Francisco, California
- General Orders No.16, War Department, 1919.
After his company had withdrawn for a distance of 200 yards on a line with the units on its flanks, Sgt. Katz learned that one of his comrades had been left wounded in an exposed position at the point from which the withdrawal had taken place. Voluntarily crossing an area swept by heavy machine gun fire, he advanced to where the wounded soldier lay and carried him to a place of safety.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- ↑ "Katz, Phillip C. entry". World War I Medal of Honor recipients. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/worldwari.html. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- "Phillip C. Katz". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7864950. Retrieved 2008-08-06.
- "Phillip C. Katz". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=2601. Retrieved September 6, 2010.
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