Cushion, Leon, Pvt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
566-Duty NCO
Last MOS Group
Branch Immaterial (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1918-1918, 1st Battalion, 103rd Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1917 - 1918

Private


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Vermont
Vermont
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
East Hardwick

Casualty Date
Sep 26, 1918
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
France
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Infantry Shoulder Cord WWI Discharge Pin (Wounded)


 Unofficial Badges 

Warriors Medal Of Valor


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War I Fallen
  1918, World War I Fallen


 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 103rd Infantry Regiment26th Division
  1918-1918, 1st Battalion, 103rd Infantry Regiment
  1918-1918, 26th Division
  1918-1919, 566, USAGDC Braconne, France
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 World War I/Champagne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Aisne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
See Page 286 of this citation.

Private, Company D, 103rd Infantry.

Awarded posthumously the Distinguish Service Cross. See Decoration for details.

Emergency Address: Nelson G. Cushion, father, East Hardwick, Vermont;

Residence at enlistment: East Hardwick, Vermont.
   
Comments/Citation
  • Source: Vermont in the World War, 1917-1919

  • Printed by Legislative Authority of Vermont, 1919 Session

  • John T. Cushing, Arthur F. Stone, Editors

  • Captain Harold P. Sheldon, Military Historian

  • 759 pages, with photos of prominent military men from Vermont

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