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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private
Service Years
1918 - 1919
MOS
521-Basic Soldier
Home State
Iowa
Private



Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Nebraska
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
Soldier Lutheran Cemetary - Soldier, Iowa
Dec 03, 1958
Service to 1919
33rd Infantry Division
33rd Infantry Division
Rank
Private
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1918 - 1919
1st Battalion, 131st Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 131st Infantry Regiment
Rank
Private
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1918 - 1919
American Expeditionary Force
American Expeditionary Force
Rank
Private
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1918 - 1919
Army Distinguished Service Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Service Cross may awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor. T... More
Comments
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Adolph Nelsen, Private, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Chipilly Ridge, France, August 9, 1918. Although severely wounded, Private N... More
1918
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1918
WWI Victory Medal
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
Army of Occupation Medal
Criteria
The Army of Occupation of Germany Medal commemorates military service in the occupation of Germany after the First World War. It was awarded to members of the Armed Forces for service with the occupat... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1918
Somme Defensive Campaign
Description
Somme Defensive, 21 March - 6 April 1918. The German high command decided to attack on the British-held Somme front in the direction of Amiens. A breakthrough at this point would separate the French f... More
1918 - 1918
Service from 1918

 
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