Paul Seiberling served with the 9th Machine Gun Battalion, 3rd Division.
"The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Second Lieutenant (Infantry) Paul A. Seiberling, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with 9th Machine-Gun Battalion, 3d Division, A.E.F., near Madeleine Farm, France, 16 October 1918. Lieutenant Seiberling, with a comrade, exposed himself to heavy enemy machine-gun fire in crawling forward in advance of our lines to rescue a wounded soldier. The wounded man was lying in a shell hole about 100 yards in advance of our lines. The rescuers were subject to enemy machine-gun fire from the time they left our lines until they returned. General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 53 (1920)"
Award Cards for DSC and SIlver Star
LT Paul Seiberling: