Private Henry Johnson, one of Harlem’s Hellfighters (369th Infantry Division, NY National Guard) will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for rescuing a fellow soldier during an enemy raid in France, May 15, 1918. The heroic act that caused him to suffer 21 wounds also garnered for him, in 1919, the French Croix de Guerre. The other honoree to receive the medal posthumously is Army Sgt. William Shemin, a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division, American Expeditionary Forces.