Alverson, Hardin, Cpl

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
170-Engineering Aide (Designated Field)
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1919-1919, Camp Pike, AR
Service Years
1917 - 1919
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Corporal


Four Service Stripes



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1896
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Blackwell
Last Address
Blackwell,OK

Date of Passing
Oct 15, 1967
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

World War I Victory Button Army Honorable Service Lapel Pin (1920-1939) World War I Honorable Discharge Chevron


 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SSDI Search: Search item of Perry Alverson came up with dob as 19 Dec 1896. SSN issued in Alabama; Date and Place of Death: 15 Oct 1967 (V), Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama;
   
Other Comments:
ALVERSON, Hardin Craig
Corporal,
Enlisted Blackwell, OK
Born: Dec 19, 1896, Blackwell, OK
Entered service May 8, 1917, Souix City, IA
Discharged: Oct 15, 1919, Camp Pike, AR
Unit Served with: Fifth Division, 7th Engineer Battalion,  Company D;
Overseas: 21 Months
Was at Louppy, France, when armistice was signed.
(p. 12, "Honor Roll and Service Record", published 1920 by Blackwell Job Printing Company, Blackwell, OK)
   


World War I/Aisne Campaign
From Month/Year
May / 1918
To Month/Year
June / 1918

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 new offensive was to draw southward the Allied reserves accumulated back of the British sector, in preparation for a final German attempt to destroy the British Army in Flanders. The French and British defenders were taken completely by surprise, and their positions were overrun rapidly on a forty-mile front. German progress on the first day was so rapid (advances up to 13 miles were made at some points) that Ludendorff altered his plans and decided to make the diversionary attack a main effort. Most of the Aisne bridges were captured intact. The thrust toward Rheims failed but Soissons was taken, and by 31 May the Germans had reached the outskirts of Chateau-Thierry on the Marne, less than 40 miles from Paris.

In the next few days the Germans sought to exploit and expand the deep and exposed salient which they had established. But by 4 June they had been stopped everywhere. Some 27,500 American troops took part in the check of the German advance. The 3d Division foiled enemy attempts in the period 1-4 June to secure a firm bridgehead across the Marne at Chateau-Thierry. West of the town the 2d Division, which included a Marine brigade, defended the road to Paris, and on 6 June successfully counterattacked in Belleau Wood.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
May / 1918
To Month/Year
June / 1918
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

3rd Military Police Company, 3rd Infantry Division

3rd Infantry Division

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  61 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Beckwith, Edward (SS), MAJ, (1895-1925)
  • Fink, Leftrich, WAG, (1911-1919)
  • Miltersen, Peder Andreas, CPL, (1917-1980)
  • Porter, Kenneth Lee, 1LT, (1917-1919)
  • Rucker, Robert Earl, Pvt, (1917-1919)
  • Stubby, A. E. F., Sgt, (1917-1919)
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