Stockwell, Emmons John, 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1918-1918, 1542, 2nd Infantry Division
Service Years
1917 - 1918
Second Lieutenant


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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1894
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chelsea
Last Address
East Burke, Vermont
Northfield, Vermont

Casualty Date
Sep 15, 1918
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
France
Conflict
World War I/World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
Location of Interment
Concord Village Cemetery - Concord, Vermont
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Monument Memorial

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World War I Fallen
  1918, World War I Fallen


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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Infantry Division
  1918-1918, 1542, 2nd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Aisne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Champagne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
 Colleges Attended 
Norwich University
  1915-1917, Norwich University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
2nd Lt. Emmons Stockwell was a U.S. Army officer attached to the Marine Corps in France. He was attending Norwich University, Vermont at the time of his registration for the draft in 1917, for 2 years, ROTC program with the rank of Cpl. in the Cavalry.

He received training at Plattsburg, New York with the National Army's Candidate School in 1917, with Company 3, 17th Provisional Training Regiment. August-November 1917.

He led a Marine Unit: F Company, 79th Company, 2nd Battalion 6th Regiment of Marines, 2nd Division, A.E.F.. He was killed in action while attacking a German machine gun position in the Bois de la Montague. St. Mihiel Sector, France.

He was listed as MIA and listed on the Tablets of the Missing at St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France. He was thrice awarded the Silver Star in action.

Noted at the University of Norwich is the award of the Army DSC. Burial marker in Vermont.

He is remembered: Tablets of the Missing at the St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France.  6th USMC Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division.
   
Comments/Citation
He was awarded 3 Silver Stars for his bravery. 

Emmons J. Stockwell

AWARDS BY DATE OF ACTION: Silver Star Citation
AWARDED FOR ACTIONS DURING World War I
Service: Marine Corps
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces
GENERAL ORDERS: GHQ, American Expeditionary Forces, Citation Orders No. 4 (June 3, 1919)
CITATION:
By direction of the President, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918 (Bul. No. 43, W.D., 1918), Second Lieutenant Emmons J. Stockwell, United States Marine Corps, is cited by the Commanding General, American Expeditionary Forces, for gallantry in action and a silver star may be placed upon the ribbon of the Victory Medals awarded him.

Second Lieutenant Stockwell distinguished himself by gallantry in action while serving with the 6th Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces, in action near Thiaucourt, France, 15 September 1918, and by his brilliant leadership of his men.
(First citation)


Silver Star Citation
AWARDED FOR ACTIONS DURING World War I
Service: Marine Corps Rank: Second Lieutenant
Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces
GENERAL ORDERS: Citation Orders, 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

CITATION:
By direction of the President, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918 (Bul. No. 43, W.D., 1918), Second Lieutenant Emmons J. Stockwell, United States Marine Corps, is cited by the Commanding General, American Expeditionary Forces, for gallantry in action and a silver star may be placed upon the ribbon of the Victory Medals awarded him.

Second Lieutenant Stockwell distinguished himself while serving with the Sixth Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces at St. Mihiel, France, 12 - 16 September 1918.
(2nd citation)

Silver Star Citation
AWARDED FOR ACTIONS DURING World War I
Service: Marine Corps
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces
GENERAL ORDERS:
Citation Orders, 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces CITATION: By direction of the President, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918 (Bul. No. 43, W.D., 1918), Second Lieutenant Emmons J. Stockwell, United States Marine Corps, is cited by the Commanding General, American Expeditionary Forces, for gallantry in action and a silver star may be placed upon the ribbon of the Victory Medals awarded him.

Second Lieutenant Stockwell distinguished himself while serving with the Sixth Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces at St. Mihiel, France, 12 - 16 September 1918.
(3rd citation)
   
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