Hall, Harold De La Monte, Pvt

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Primary Unit
1917-1918, 4th Infantry Division
Service Years
1917 - 1918


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Buffalo, Putnam County
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 30, 1918
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
World War I
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

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

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War I Fallen
  1918, World War I Fallen [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. Army4th Infantry Division
  1917-1918, 1st Battalion, 59th Infantry
  1917-1918, 4th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Aisne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Private Harold De La Monte Hall, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with Company A, 59th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division, A.E.F., near Bois-de-Brieulles, France, 29 September 1918.

When his company was in a perilous position Private Hall volunteered and carried a message to battalion headquarters, a distance of 1,000 yards, under heavy artillery and machine-gun fire. On his return journey he was killed.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 37 (1919)
Action Date: 29-Sep-18
Service: Army
Rank: Private
Company: Company A
Regiment: 59th Infantry Regiment
Division: 4th Division, American Expeditionary Forces
Son of Perry E. and Mary Ellen Hall, Pvt. Hall was laid to rest at the Hall-Oldaker Cemetery (aka Kirkpatrick) in Buffalo, West Virginia.

According to the Moundsville Daily Echo, he was known as the boy bugler of the fighting Fifty-Ninth Infantry.
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