Balaski, William, Pvt

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
605-Heavy Machine Gunner
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Service Years
1918 - 1918


One Service Stripe

One Overseas Service Bar

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Home Country
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
West Pawlett, Vermont
Last Address
West Pawlet, Vermont

Casualty Date
Jul 19, 1918
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
World War I
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Oise-Aisne, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 9 Grave 71

 Official Badges 

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

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War I Fallen
  1918, World War I Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 Champagne-Marne Campaign/Battle of Chateau-Thierry
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Pvt. William Balaskie served with Company I, 59th Infantry Regiment.  He had enlisted on 8 March 1918 from Fair Haven, Vermont.  He served in France from 5 May 1918 until his death on 19 July 1918.

from Roster of Vermont Men and Women in the Military and Naval Service of the United States and Allies in the World War 1917-1919, The Adjutant General, Montpelier, Vermont, 1927.  page 52.

Born in Russia.

Vermont in the Great War, 1917-1919
Published by the Legislative Authority of the Congress of Vermont, 1929;
Chapter II, Vermont Casualties;
Killed in Action or Died in Servce;
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