Soldier Summary

Theodore H. Sieloff

Military History

Rank: Corporal

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

Medals Awarded
  • Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.)
  • Croix de Guerre
ResidenceDetroit, MI
Burial[1]White Chapel Cemetery (Troy, Mich.) Interred outside of Polar Bear plot (Sp.No.5, Sec.11156)
Distinguished Service Cross awarded[2]11/4/1918Verst 444 (near Emtsa, Russia)
Reported dead since 1934 reunion

[1]Alex Heath photograph collection

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

Biennial reunion programs



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