Medal of Honor Recipients

Sergeant Rodger W. Young
Company B, 148th Infantry
July 31, 1943 – New Georgia, Solomon Islands
For distinguishing himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action with the enemy on New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 31 July 1943, the infantry company, of which Private Young was a member, was ordered to make a limited withdrawal from the battle line in order to adjust the battalion’s position for the night.

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