Soldier Summary

Cornelius T. Mahoney

Altername names
  • Mahoney, Cornelius J.
Military History

Rank: Sergeant

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

Medals Awarded
  • Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.)

Born in Hartland, Mich.

Residence1927Detroit, MI
Residence[1]Detroit, MI
Residence[2]Hartland, MI
Action for which he was awarded Distinguished Service Cross[1]10/16/1918Kodysh (Russia)Went out alone behind the enemy lines and selected an excellent position from which to deliver a successful flank attack.
Reported dead since 1950 reunion

[2]Military Times Hall of Valor

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

Biennial reunion programs

The Polar Bear, vol. 3, no. 1 (Feb. 1927).



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