Miscellaneous Private Bills: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-ninth Congress, First Session, on Various Private Bills and Resolutions. [February 27, 1926].

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1926 - 75 pages

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Page 7 - Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action with the enemy at Culis, Bataan Province, PI, January 16, 1942.
Page 55 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby authorized to appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate...
Page 7 - ... silencing the gun. A few minutes later this officer for the third time demonstrated conspicuous daring by charging another machine-gun position, killing five men in one machine-gun pit with his rifle. He then drew his revolver and started to jump into the pit when the two other gunners only a few yards away from him turned their gun on him. Failing to kill them with his revolver he grabbed a pick lying near-by and killed both of them.
Page 57 - Hereafter no officer holding a rank above that of colonel shall be retired except for disability or on account of having reached the age of sixty-four years until he shall have served at least one year in such rank.2 Act of June 12, 1906 (34 Stat.
Page 22 - Except in cases where an officer may be retired by the President upon his own application, or by reason of his having served forty-five years, or of his being sixty-two years old, no officer shall be retired from active service, nor shall an officer, in any case, be wholly retired from the service, without a full and fair hearing before an Army retiring board, if, upon due summons, he demands it.
Page 17 - Army, with the same privileges and retired pay as are now or may hereafter be provided by law or regulation for officers of the Regular Army: Provided, That the said Joseph L.
Page 26 - July 4, 1902, both dates inclusive, and who was discharged for fraudulent enlistment on account of misrepresentation of his age, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been discharged honorably from the military service on the date of his actual separation therefrom, if his service otherwise was such as would have entitled him to an honorable discharge...
Page 31 - To be dishonorably discharged the service, to forfeit all pay and allowances due or to become due, and to be confined at hard labor, at such place as the reviewing authority may direct, for — days (or months or yerrs).
Page 29 - That in the administration of any laws conferring rights, privileges, and benefits upon honorably discharged sailors John Joseph Defep, late of the United States...
Page 24 - In my opinion the wound, injury, or disease did originate in the line of duty in the military service of the United States. In view of occupation, he is 40 per cent disabled.

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