Ballard, Frederick, Pvt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1918-1918, 605, 102nd Infantry Division
Service Years
1917 - 1918
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Private


Four Service Stripes



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Vermont
Vermont
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Ludlow

Casualty Date
Sep 26, 1918
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
France
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Wound Chevron (1917-1932) 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




 Ribbon Bar

Expert Infantryman

 
 National Guard Awards


 
 Unit Assignments
102nd Infantry Division26th Division
  1917-1918, 102nd Infantry Division
  1918-1918, 566, HHC, 26th Division
  1918-1918, 605, 102nd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I/Somme Defensive Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Aisne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 Champagne-Marne Campaign/Battle of Chateau-Thierry
  1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
See page 286 of citation given;

Ballard, Frederick E. (deceased), 109677, Private, Company C, 102nd Machine Gun Battalion, 26th Division.

Awarded the Army Distinguished Service Cross for "extraordinary heroism in action near Marcheville, France, September 26, 1918." See Decoration for details.






Residence at time of Enlistment: 82 Andover Street, Ludlow, Vermont
Next of Kin: Mrs. Jessie E. Ballard, mother, same address as above.
   
Comments/Citation
  • Source: Vermont in the World War, 1917-1919

  • Printed by Legislative Authority of Vermont, 1919 Session

  • John T. Cushing, Arthur F. Stone, Editors

  • Captain Harold P. Sheldon, Military Historian

  • 759 pages, with photos of prominent military men from Vermont

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