Andrykowski, Victor, Pvt

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1917-1918, G Company, 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment
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1917 - 1918


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Saginaw, Michigan

Casualty Date
Aug 04, 1918
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
World War I
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Infantry Shoulder Cord

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32nd Division (Red Arrow Division)1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment
  1917-1918, 32nd Division (Red Arrow Division)
  1917-1918, G Company, 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment
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  1917-1918 World War I
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He was born in what was then a part of Germany, but became Poland after WWI.  He and his family arrived in America in 1893.

He worked for the Pere Marquette Railway, Saginaw, Michigan.  He was 27 when he enlisted in the Army.

He was originally interred in the American Cemetery, Fismes Marne, France, reintered in Arlington National Cemetery.  Date of death is listed as 4 August 1918.


Distinguished Service Cross 

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Victor Andrykowski, Private, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Courmont and St. Martin, France, July 31 - August 3, 1918.

Throughout the battle to force passage of the Ourcq River and capture the heights beyond, Private Andrykowski, a stretcher bearer, worked day and night, evacuating wounded under heavy artillery and machine-gun fire. On August 3, under violent shell fire opposite Mont St. Martin, he made repeated trips between the firing line and the dressing station until he was killed by a shell.

Private, U.S. Army
Home: Saginaw, Michigan
Company G, 125th Infantry Regiment, 32d Division, A.E.F.
Date of Action: July 31 - August 3, 1918
General Orders No. 20, W.D., 1919
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