Cooney, Elgy, Pvt

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Last Rank
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Last Primary MOS
605-Heavy Machine Gunner
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1918-1919, 657, USAT Chateau Thierry
Service Years
1917 - 1919
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Five Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Infantry Shoulder Cord World War I Victory Button WWI Discharge Pin (Wounded)

Army Honorable Service Lapel Pin (1920-1939) World War I Honorable Discharge Chevron Badge of Military Merit

 Unofficial Badges 

Warriors Medal Of Valor Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Discharged April 16, 1919, at Greanco, VA.
Other Comments:
Name: Cooney, Elgy E.
Rank: Private
Home of Record: Tonkawa, OK
DOB: Jan 19, 1897
POB: Nardin, OK
NOK: Mr. and Mrs. John Cooney, Tonkawa,OK
DOE: Active Duty: Dec 20, 1917
POE: Active Duty: Paris Island, SC
DOS: Active Duty: Apr 16, 1919
POS: Greanco, VA
Stateside Units: (1) 72nd Inf Bn; (2) 86th Inf Bn;
Overseas Units: (1) 137th Inf Bn; (2) 96th Inf Bn (France)
Combat Service at (1) Verdun; (2) Chateau-Thierry; (3) St. Mehiel (France)
Wounded twice.
(SOURCE: "Honor Roll and Service Record, p. 30" published by Blackwell Job Printing Company, Blackwell, OK, in 1920.)

 Ribbon Bar

Expert Infantryman

 National Guard Awards

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
72nd Infantry Brigade86th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment96th Infantry Division
Surgical/Evacuation Hospital UnitsU.S. Army
  1918-1919, 521, 72nd Infantry Brigade
  1918-1919, 521, 86th Infantry Division
  1918-1919, 521, 1st Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment
  1918-1919, 521, 96th Infantry Division
  1918-1919, 657, 37th Evacuation Hospital
  1918-1919, 657, USAT Chateau Thierry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 World War I/Champagne-Marne Campaign/World War I/Battle of Chateau-Thierry
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
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