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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant
Service Years
1917 - 1921
MOS
521-Basic Soldier
Home State
Tennessee
Sergeant



Location
Tennessee
Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section B, Row 10, Lot 20A
Location of Interment
Salem Associate Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery - Salem, Tennessee
May 23, 1965
Service to 1921
D Company, 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry
D Company, 1st Battalion, 119th Infantry
Rank
Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1918 - 1918
Army Medal of Honor (1904-1944)
Comments
"When murderous machinegun fire at a range of 50 yards had made it impossible for his platoon to advance, and had caused the platoon to take cover Sergeant. Adkinson alone, with the greatest intrepidi... More
1918
Army Wound Ribbon (WWI)
Criteria
The Wound Ribbon was to be awarded to each officer or enlisted man who was "honorably wounded in action."
Description
Description Pending
1918
WWI Victory Medal
Devices : Silver Star Gallantry Device Aisne Clasp Somme-Offensive Clasp
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
Comments Pending
1918
World War I/Aisne Campaign
Description
Aisne 27 May - 5 June 1918. The next major German attack fell on 27 May on the thinly held but formidable terrain along the Aisne River known as the Chemin des Dames. The original objective of this ne... More
1918 - 1918
World War I/Somme Offensive Campaign
Description

Somme Offensive, 8 August - 11 November 1918. On 8 August the British began limited operations with the objective of flattening the Amiens salient. This attack marked the beginning of the great Somme

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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
1917 - 1918
Service from 1917

 
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