James Courtney


Company F. 2d Battalion, 5th Marines.  For extraordinary heroism in action near Blanc Mont, France, October 5, 1918.  Upon learning that a number of soldiers were lying wounded in No Man's Land, Sergt. Courtney immediately volunteered and made trips over an area swept by machine-gun and rifle fire until all the wounded had been carried to shelter.  Home address, Mrs. Daisy Owens, mother, R. F. D No. 5, Falmouth, Ky.