FUNK, JESSE N. Rank and Organization: Private First Class, U.S. Army, Company L, 354th Infantry, 89th Division. Place and Date: Near Bois-deBantheville, France, 31 October 1918. Entered Service At: Calhan, Colo. Born: 20 August 1888, New Hampton, Mo. G. O. No.: 20, W.D., 1919. Citation: Learning that 2 daylight patrols had been caught out in No Man's Land and were unable to return, Pfc. Funk and another stretcher bearer, upon their own initiative, made 2 trips 500 yards beyond our lines, under constant machinegun fire, and rescued 2 wounded officers.