Ballard, Frederick, Pvt

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1918-1918, 605, 102nd Infantry Division
Service Years
1917 - 1918
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Four Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
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Last Address

Casualty Date
Sep 26, 1918
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
World War I
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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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

 Ribbon Bar

Expert Infantryman

 National Guard Awards

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
102nd Infantry Division26th Division
  1917-1918, 102nd Infantry Division
  1918-1918, 566, HHC, 26th Division
  1918-1918, 605, 102nd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Somme Defensive Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Champagne-Marne Campaign/World War I/Battle of Chateau-Thierry
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Aisne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
See page 286 of citation given;

Ballard, Frederick E. (deceased), 109677, Private, Company C, 102nd Machine Gun Battalion, 26th Division.

Awarded the Army Distinguished Service Cross for "extraordinary heroism in action near Marcheville, France, September 26, 1918." See Decoration for details.

Residence at time of Enlistment: 82 Andover Street, Ludlow, Vermont
Next of Kin: Mrs. Jessie E. Ballard, mother, same address as above.
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