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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant
Service Years
1917 - 1918
MOS
521-Basic Soldier
Home State
Minnesota
Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Location
Minnesota
N/A
Service to 1918
Minnesota Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
Awarded to any citizen, or former citizen, of Minnesota who, while serving as a member of the military forces of the State of Minnesota or as member of the Armed Forces of the U.S., shall have disting... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1918
Minnesota Medal for Valor
Criteria
Awarded to any person who, while a member of the Minnesota National Guard, distinguishes himself or herself by courageous conduct and gallantry, beyond the call of duty and at risk of his or her life,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1918
Minnesota Medal for Merit
Criteria
Awarded to any member of the Minnesota National Guard who, while serving as a member of the military forces of the State of Minnesota or as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States shall have... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1918
Minnesota Commendation Medal
Criteria
For members of the Minnesota National Guard or the Armed Forces of the United States who distinguish themselves with unusually meritorious achievement or service. (Source: Joint Force Headquarters Min... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1918
WWI Victory Medal
Devices : Silver Star Gallantry Device
Criteria
The World War I Victory Medal was awarded for military service during the First World War. It was awarded for active service between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918; for service with the American... More
Comments
Entered service Jul 10, 1917, Jefferson Barracks; Discharged Apr 18, 1919.
Saw combat at Verdun, Viennrie, Bois Belle, Argonne, Toul Sector, and St. Mihiel.
1918
Battle of Chateau-Thierry
Description
SThe Battle of Château-Thierry was fought on July 18, 1918 and was one of the first actions of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) under General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing. It was a battle in W... More
1918 - 1918
St. Mihiel Campaign
Description
St. Mihiel, 12 - 16 September 1918. By September 1918, with both the Marne and the Amiens salients eliminated, there remained but one major threat to lateral rail communications behind the Allied line... More
1918 - 1918
Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
Description
During the initial phase (26 September-3 October) the First Army advanced through most of the southern Meuse-Argonne region, captured enemy strong points, seized the first two German defense lines, an... More
Memories
Entered Service July 10, 1917, Jefferson Barracks; Discharged 18, 1919. Verdun, Viennrie, Bois Bell,... More
1918 - 1918
Meuse-Argonne Campaign
Description
Meuse-Argonne, 26 September - 11 November 1918. At the end of August Marshal Foch had submitted plane to the national commanders for a final offensive along the entire Western Front, with the objectiv... More
1918 - 1918
Meuse-Argonne Campaign
Description
Meuse-Argonne, 26 September - 11 November 1918. At the end of August Marshal Foch had submitted plane to the national commanders for a final offensive along the entire Western Front, with the objectiv... More
1918 - 1918
Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 2
Description
In the second phase (4-31 October) the First Army, after the inexperienced divisions had been replaced by veteran units, slowly ground its way through the third German line.
1918 - 1918
Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 3
Description
Before the third and final phase (1-11 November) of the offensive got under way, many of the exhausted divisions of the First Army were replaced, roads were built or repaired, supply was improved, and... More
1918 - 1918
World War I
Description
The United States of America declared war on the German Empire on April 6, 1917. The U.S. was an independent power and did not officially join the Allies. It closely cooperated with them militarily bu... More
Memories
Entered Service July 10, 1917, Jefferson Barracks; Discharged 18, 1919. Verdun, Viennrie, Bois Bell,... More
1917 - 1918
Service from 1917

 
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