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Wellborn Saxon Priddy

Graduating Class of 1917
Served in World War I
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First Lieutenant
Wellborn Saxon Priddy

42nd Infantry Division


Chicago, IL

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Date of Death

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More About First Lieutenant Priddy

First Lieutenant Priddy served on the front from Janurary, 1918, until his death in May. 1st Lt. Priddy was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for "displaying courage, judgement, and devotion to duty in heroically defending his position against a large force of the enemy and continuing to perform his duty after having been badly gassed."

He died of the effects from the gas poisoning.