Soldier Summary

Mathew George Grahek

Altername names
  • Grahek, Matthew
Military History

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: United States. Army. Infantry, 339th. Company M.

Medals Awarded
  • Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.)
  • Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.)
  • Cross of St. George
  • Croix de Guerre
  • Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.)[1]
Events
EventDatePlaceDetails
Birth[1]Germany
ResidenceCalumet, MI
Residence1962Dearborn, MI
Residence[2]Dearborn, MI
Residence[3]Detroit, MI
Burial1983Lakeview cemetery, Calumet, MI
Action for which he was awarded Distinguished Service Cross[3]4/1/1919Bolshie Ozerki (Russia)
Distinguished Service Cross awarded for action[3]9/29/1918Obozerskaya (Russia)
Attended 1962 reunion
Awarded British D.C.M.
Awarded French Croix de Guerre
Awarded St. George's Cross (Russia)
Awarded Victory Medal
Died1983
Died1983
Sources

[1]Military Times Hall of Valor

[2]Joel Roscoe Moore papers, 1917-1929, 1940, and 1949-1952

The history of the American expedition fighting the Bolsheviki; campaigning in north Russia 1918-1919

"M" Company 339th infantry in North Russia

Biennial reunion programs

Researcher and/or family correspondence

 

 

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