Cook, Houston, 1st Sgt

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Last Rank
First Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
605-Heavy Machine Gunner
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1918-Present, 521, 90th Infantry Division
Service Years
1917 - 1919
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

First Sergeant

Five Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Red Fork

Date of Passing
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Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Infantry Shoulder Cord World War I Victory Button WWI Discharge Pin (Wounded)

Army Honorable Service Lapel Pin (1920-1939) World War I Honorable Discharge Chevron Badge of Military Merit

 Unofficial Badges 

Warriors Medal Of Valor Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Discharged from Army on May 19, 1919 at Mitchel Garden City, NY.
Other Comments:
Name: Cook, Houston E.
Rank: First Sergeant
Home of Record: Red Fork, OK
DOB: Aug 5, 1891
POB: Denison, TX
NOK: Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Cook, Red Fork, OK
DOE: Active Duty: Oct 3, 1917
POE: Active Duty: Camp Travis, TX
DOS: Active Duty: May 19, 1919
POS: Mitchel Garden City, NY
Assignments: E Company, 357th Infantry Regiment, 179th Infantry Brigade, 90th Inf Division, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, France;
Remarks: Gassed at St. Mihiel, France on September 14, 1918;
Ten Months Overseas Duty;
(SOURCE: "Honor Roll and Service Record, p. 32", published by Blackwell Job Printing Company, Blackwell, OK, in 1920.)

 Ribbon Bar

Expert Infantryman
Field Artillery

 National Guard Awards

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1917, Basic Training (Camp Travis, TX)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Field Artillery Units90th Infantry Division
  1918-1919, 590, 357th Field Artillery Battalion
  1918-Present, 521, 90th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
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