b. 19/02/1879 Sandy Hook, Maryland. d. 20/12/1958 San Antonio, Texas.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 05/12/1906 La Paz, Philippines.
Weld joined the Army from Altamont, Tennessee in April 1899, and retired with the rank of Colonel in September 1933.
With his right arm cut open with a bolo, went to the assistance of a wounded constabulary officer and a fellow soldier who were surrounded by about 40 Pulajanes, and, using his disabled rifle as a club, beat back the assailants and rescued his party.
BURIAL LOCATION: FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.
Section AH, Grave 189
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