Deming Bronson was a United States Army officer who received the United States military's highest award, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War I. Bronson was born on July 8, 1894, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Washington where he majored in forestry and, from 1912 to 1916, played on the Washington Huskies football team. The University of Washington has erected a monument to commemorate eight alumni who have received the Medal Of Honor. No other non-service University has as many. Bronson joined the Army from Seattle, Washington, and by September 26, 1918, was serving in France as a first lieutenant with Company H of the 364th Infantry Regiment, 91st Division. On the first day of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, near the village of Eclisfontaine, he was wounded by a grenade but continued to fight and helped capture an enemy dugout. Shot in the arm later that day, he refused medical evacuation and remained with his unit through the night.
|Born:||July 8, 1894, Rhinelander, Wisconsin|
|Died:||May 29, 1957, Roseburg, Oregon|
|Place of burial:||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance:||United States of America|
|Service/branch:||United States Army|
|Years of service:||1916-19?|
|Unit:||364th Infantry Regiment, 91st Division|
|Battles/wars:||World War I|
|Awards:||Medal of Honor|
About Deming Bronson
Recipient of the Medal of Honor who fought bravely during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive of World War I.
He attended the University of Washington and played on the school's football team.
He was wounded by a grenade on the first day of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive; however, he continued to fight, even through he received two additional wounds.
He was born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
He and Alvin York both received the Medal of Honor for their bravery during World War I.
Information related to Deming Bronson
- World War I recipients of the Medal of Honor
- Washington Huskies football players