1977.13.50_P.C. Harris (War Department) to Lottie Hewitt_June 28, 1919_Page 01
[War Department letterhead] IN REPLY REFER TO AG-201-Chilson, Clyde C. (Misc. Div.) WEC/mt June 28, 1919 Mrs. Lottie Hewitt 3712 Michigan Ave. Kansas City, Missouri Dear Madam Replying to your letter of the 21st instant, relative to the French Croix de Guerre which you state was awarded to your brother, Corporal Clyde C. Chilson, formerly Battery B, 129th Field Artillery, you are advised that this office has no record of such award being made. Foreign decorations are being received frequently in this office for both officers and enlisted men, and it is possible that the decoration for your brother may be received at some later date, and if so it will be promptly forwarded to you. In the meantime, it is suggested that you communicate direct with the Commanding General, American Expeditionary Forces. Very truly yours, P.C. Harris The Adjutant General Per: WEC
From the service of Corporal Clyde Chilson, Battery B., 129th F.A., 35th Division, A.E.F.
World War I
Death & burial
Croix de Guerre