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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private
Service Years
1916 - 1919
MOS
605-Heavy Machine Gunner
Home State
Ohio
Private

Expert Infantryman


Conflict
World War I
Jun 04, 1923
Service to 1919
4th Infantry Regiment
4th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Private
MOS
566-Duty NCO
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1918 - 1919
1st Battalion, 166th  Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 166th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Private
Location
Champaign-Marne - France
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1916 - 1919
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
1919
Ohio Cross Medal
Criteria
May be awarded to any member of the state military forces who distinguishes himself/herself by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his/her life. The deed performed must have been by voluntary act... More
Comments
Beightler, Gordon, Serial Number 93719;
Race: White;
Place of Birth: Marysville, Ohio;
Home of Record: Marysville, Ohio;
Component: National Guard;
Enlistment: Jun 29,1916, Marysville, Ohio;
Unit Assigned: ... 
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1918
Ohio Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
Awarded to any member of the state military forces who distinguishes himself/herself by bravery or outstanding courage involving personal hazard or danger and the voluntary risk of life. May also be a... More
Comments
Beightler, Gordon, Serial Number 93719;
Race: White;
Place of Birth: Marysville, Ohio;
Home of Record: Marysville, Ohio;
Component: National Guard;
Enlistment: Jun 29,1916, Marysville, Ohio;
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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
Last Known Activity
Beightler, Gordon, Serial Number 93719;
Race: White;
Place of Birth: Marysville, Ohio;
Home of Record: Marysville, Ohio;
Component: National Guard;
Enlistment: Jun 29,1916, Marysville, O... 
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1918
Ohio Commendation Medal
Criteria
The OHCOM may be presented to each person who, while a member of the state military forces, distinguishes himself/herself while serving in any military capacity by meritorious achievement. The perform... More
Comments
Beightler, Gordon, Serial Number 93719;
Race: White;
Place of Birth: Marysville, Ohio;
Home of Record: Marysville, Ohio;
Component: National Guard;
Enlistment: Jun 29,1916, Marysville, Ohio;
Unit Assigned: ... 
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1918
Ohio Faithful Service Ribbon
Criteria
Awarded to any member of the Ohio National Guard who has completed five consecutive years of honorable service on or after January 20, 1972, during which period he or she has shown fidelity to duty, e... More
Comments
Beightler, Gordon, Serial Number 93719;
Race: White;
Place of Birth: Marysville, Ohio;
Home of Record: Marysville, Ohio;
Component: National Guard;
Enlistment: Jun 29,1916, Marysville, Ohio;
Unit Assigned: ... 
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1918
Ohio Faithful Service Ribbon
Criteria
Awarded to any member of the Ohio National Guard who has completed five consecutive years of honorable service on or after January 20, 1972, during which period he or she has shown fidelity to duty, e... More
Comments
Beightler, Gordon, Serial Number 93719;
Race: White;
Place of Birth: Marysville, Ohio;
Home of Record: Marysville, Ohio;
Component: National Guard;
Enlistment: Jun 29,1916, Marysville, Ohio;
Unit Assigned: ... 
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1918
Ohio Special Service Ribbon
Criteria
Awarded to any member of the state of the state military forces who, while under orders, participated in active military service of the state in upholding the law and preserving order, protecting live... More
Comments
Beightler, Gordon, Serial Number 93719;
Race: White;
Place of Birth: Marysville, Ohio;
Home of Record: Marysville, Ohio;
Component: National Guard;
Enlistment: Jun 29,1916, Marysville, Ohio;
Unit Assigned: ... 
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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
For Service in World War I;
1918
World War I/The Battle of Cantigny
Description
The Battle of Cantigny, fought May 28th 1918 was the first major American battle and offensive of World War I. The U.S. 1st Division, the most experienced of the five American divisions then in France... More
1918 - 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/Champagne-Marne Campaign
Description
Champagne-Marne, 15 - 18 July 1918. In the four great offensives from 21 March to 13 June 1918 the Germans gained considerable ground, but failed to achieve a decisive advantage at any point on the fr... More
Memories
Joined the Ohio National Guard on Jun 29, 1916 at Marysville, Ohio. Assigned to Company E, 4th Infan... More
1918 - 1918
World War I/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
Ohio Award of Merit Ribbon
Criteria
Awarded to each enlisted member of the Ohio Army and Air National Guard who completes three years of faithful and honorable service, during which period he or she has shown fidelity to duty and effici... More
Comments
Beightler, Gordon, Serial Number 93719;
Race: White;
Place of Birth: Marysville, Ohio;
Home of Record: Marysville, Ohio;
Component: National Guard;
Enlistment: Jun 29,1916, Marysville, Ohio;
Unit Assigned: ... 
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1917
Ohio Basic Training Ribbon
Criteria
Awarded to enlisted personnel of the Ohio Army and Air National Guard who complete, while a member of the Ohio National Guard, the initial active duty basic training prescribed by law. Award is also m... More
Comments
Beightler, Gordon, Serial Number 93719;
Race: White;
Place of Birth: Marysville, Ohio;
Home of Record: Marysville, Ohio;
Component: National Guard;
Enlistment: Jun 29,1916, Marysville, Ohio;
Unit Assigned: ... 
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1916
Service from 1916

 
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