J.E. Pirrung medical feats
SURGICAL FEATS REWARDE. Army Compiles Kcord of Maj ,J. E. Pirrung's Operations. , Cincinnati physicians are interestt in the 'reports of a number of surgtc operations which were performed I Dr. J. K. rirrung;, widely-known Ci clnnati brain surgeon who recently W; promoted to the rank of Major. Su Kical work by Dr. ISrrung, perform under the most trying circumstanc saved many lives on the western fro and a record of these operations h been compiled by the A ar Departme: Major Pirrung is still at Lyot Frnce, doing; surgical work at t University of Lyons. During the v he served with Mobilq Hospital No. and while under fire performed ma operations which heretofore had e peared impossible. Fellow officers Major Pirrung say his promotion w due entirely to the service which ' rendered the Government on the bat field, and when high army officials 1 came familiar with this record t higher rank was conferred on him. Major Pirrung enlisted shortly af the United States declared war on G many and he ha been in active sei ice ever since. He was one of the fi Cincinnati physicians to reach t western front and he served durl several of the big battles in wh: American troops were engaged. Ir. letter received by Dr. Louis Orear yest day Major Pirrung says he expects to turn to Cincinnati next month. friends in Cincinnati are planning hearty welcome and a celebration his recent promotion.