Soldier Summary

Earl J. Smith

Military History

Rank: Private, First Class

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

Serial Number: 2981863

Medals Awarded
  • Silver Star Citation[1]
Events
EventDatePlaceDetails
ResidenceMecosta, MI
Residence1927Saginaw, MI
Silver Star Citation[1]4/1/19191Bolshie Ozerki (Russia)
Reported dead since 1962 reunion
Sources

[1]Military Times Hall of Valor

"M" Company 339th infantry in North Russia

Biennial reunion programs

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

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

 

 

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