b. 15/12/1894 Chicago, Illinois. d. 14/06/1989 Hines, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 04/07/1918 Hamel, France.
Served in the United States Army during World War I as a Corporal in Company E, 131st Infantry, 33rd Division. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Hamel, France, on July 4, 1918.
His company was advancing behind the tanks when it was halted by hostile machinegun fire. Going forward alone, he rushed a machinegun nest, killed several of the crew with his bayonet, and, standing astride his gun, held off the others until reinforcements arrived and captured them
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
Section 35, Lot 3157
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