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Home Town Boonville
Last Address Burial: Winegar Cemetery Byron Center' Kent County Michigan
Date of Passing Apr 01, 1946
Location of Interment Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates Plot 103-Grave 3
Last Known Activity
Ernest B. Ball: USN, 5th Marine Regiment, Blanc Mont, NC, DSC, SS. For extraordinary heroism while serving with the 5th Marines at Blanc Mont, and in the Meuse Argonne, offesive. He showed exceptional bravery and devotion to duty while dressing wounded men under constant machine gun and shell fire. He also received (2) Silver Stars at the Meuse Argonne, for gallantry in action on 10 November 1918 in caring for the wounded under heavy machine gun fire.