Details for Roster ID 5396
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|Name:||Edward Lawrence Wells|
|Affiliation:||Class of 1907|
|Biography & Genealogy:||World War I Record: Captain, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, 1st Division, A.E.F. Killed near Exermont, France, October 4 , 1918. Twice promoted for conspicuous gallantry. Specially commended by his Brigade and Division Commanders for extraordinary bravery, the latter in a letter to the Mayor of Charleston, in which he said the city should erect a monument to him. Twice awarded, posthumously, Distinguished Service Cross, and also Croix de Guerre. Buried at: Plot A, Row 30, Grave 37; Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery. Romagne, France.|
|Photograph:||No digital image available|