Stewart, George Lewis, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Primary Unit
1917-1918, 3rd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1917 - 1918

Sergeant


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1894
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bluefield, Mercer County
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 18, 1918
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
France
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Aisne-Marne, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) WWI Discharge Pin (Wounded)


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


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 Unit Assignments
3rd Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
  1917-1918, 3rd Infantry Division
  1917-1918, 3rd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

George L. Stewart

Sergeant, U.S. Army

4th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division

Entered the Service from: West Virginia
Died: July 24, 1918
Buried at: Plot A Row 6 Grave 12
Aisne-Marne American Cemetery
Belleau, France
Awards: Distinguished Service Cross
   
Comments/Citation

Distinguished Service Cross
Awarded for actions during the World War I
 The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Sergeant George L. Stewart (ASN: 2339380), United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with Company I, 4th Infantry Regiment, 3d Division, A.E.F., near Nesles, France, July 14 - 15, 1918. After he had seen several of his comrades fall in the attempt to accomplish the mission, Sergeant Stewart volunteered to carry an important message through a heavy shell and gas bombardment.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 32 (1919)
Action Date: July 14 - 15, 1918
Service: Army
Rank: Sergeant
Company: Company I
Regiment: 4th Infantry Regiment
Division: 3d Division, American Expeditionary Forces
   
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