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Alvin C York 1
Age in 1930: 42 1
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Estimated Birth Year: 1888 1
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Place: FENTRESS County, Tennessee 1
From: 1930 1
Enumeration District: CIVIL DIST 2 1

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Medal of Honor Citation

Chatel-Chehery, France

Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Army, Company G, 328th Infantry, 82d Division. Place and date: Near Chatel-Chehery, France, 8 October 1918. Entered service at: Pall Mall, Tenn. Born: 13 December 1887, Fentress County, Tenn. G.O. No.: 59, W.D., 1919. Citation: After his platoon had suffered heavy casualties and 3 other noncommissioned officers had become casualties, Cpl. York assumed command. Fearlessly leading 7 men, he charged with great daring a machinegun nest which was pouring deadly and incessant fire upon his platoon. In this heroic feat the machinegun nest was taken, together with 4 officers and 128 men and several guns.

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