Freeman, Daniel Pioneer (Deceased)
Private first class, 57811, Company G, 28th Infantry, 1st Division
Silver Star. General Orders No. 26, Headquarters 1st Division, A.E.F., June 15, 1918: The Division Commander cites the following officers and men of the 28th Infantry for conspicuous gallantry in action during the operations connected with the capture and defense of Cantigny, May 28-31, 1918: .......Private Daniel P. Freeman, Company G, 28th Infantry, voluntarily went through heavy shell fire in order to deliver a message for the correction of trench mortar fire, thereby probably saving many lives .....By command of Major General Bullard: H.K. Loughry, Major Field Artillery.
Silver Star. General Orders No. 1, Headquarters 1st Division, January 1, 1920: The Division Commander cites the following officers and soldiers for gallantry in action and especially meritorious services: .....Private first class Daniel P. Freeman, Company G, 28th Infantry .......By command of Major General Summerall: Stephen O. Fuqua, Colonel, General Staff, Chief of Staff. Official: R.E. Fraile, Lieutenant Colonel, A.G.D., Division Adjutant.
Record. Born April 26, 1900, Richmond; son of Nathan H. and Rose Anna (Barrett) Freeman. Printer, Gas City. Enlisted March 5, 1917, Columbus Barracks, Ohio. Assigned to Company I, 37th Infantry; transferred to Company G, 28th Infantry. Private first class, May 10, 1918. Overseas June 12, 1917. Battles: Montdidier-Noyon, Aisne-Marne, Sommerviller, Ansauville, Cantigny. Killed in action July 18, 1918, Aisne-Marne. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Gas City.