Forrest, Arthur Joseph, Sgt

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Last Rank
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Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1918-1919, 745, 89th Division
Service Years
1918 - 1919


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Forrest, Arthur Joseph (MOH), Sgt.
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Home Town
St. Louis, Missouri
Last Address
St. Louis, Missouri

Date of Passing
Nov 30, 1964
Location of Interment
Grand View Burial Park - Hannibal, Missouri
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Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyMedal of Honor Recipients
  1919, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society [Verified]
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Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Rank and Organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company D, 354th Infantry, 89th Division. Place and Date: Near Remonville, France, 1 November 1918. Entered Service At: Hannibal, Missouri. Birth: St. Louis, Missouri. G.O. No.: 50, W.D., 1919. Citation: When the advance of his company was stopped by bursts of fire from a nest of 6 enemy machine guns, without being discovered, he worked his way single-handed to a point within 50 yards of the machine gun nest. Charging, single-handed, he drove out the enemy in disorder, thereby protecting the advance platoon from annihilating fire, and permitting the resumption of the advance of his company.

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89th Division
  1918-1919, 745, 89th Division
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  1918-1918 World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
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