Vincent J  Cutillo

Vincent J Cutillo

World War I · US Army
World War I (1914 - 1918)
Rank

Private

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Conflict Period

World War I

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Service End Date

27 May 1918

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Branch

Army

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Service Start Date

24 May 1917

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Vincent J Cutillo

Service Record

    Private, A Company, 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division, US Army

    - Enlisted in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on May 24, 1917

    - Reported for duty on July 25, 1917

    - Mustered on August 10, 1917

    - Arrived in St. Nazaire, France with the 26th Infantry Division on September 21, 1917, the second division of the American Expeditionary Force to arrive in France

    - Arrived in Neufchateau, Vosges, Lorraine, France for training from October 1917 - February 1918

    - Ordered to occupy the trenches near Chemin des Dames, a relatively quiet sector, in February 1918

    - Relieved the 1st Division near St. Mihel on April 3, 1918

    - Relieved a unit of Seneglaese troops on the night of May 26, 1918. The troops had not been in position for more than 30 minutes, and had not even taken off their packs before they came under a heavy German artillery barrage

    - Killed in action on the first day of the Third Battle of the Aisne on May 27, 1918 near Flirey, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France – the American casualties were 2 K.I.A. (including Vincent) and 2 W.I.A. The Germans suffered 20 K.I.A. and 2+ wounded out of an attack of 100 - 125 men made at 2 am on the positions of A Company, 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division, US Army that immediately followed the preceding artillery bombardment

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