Soldier Summary

Victor Stier

Military History

Rank: Private

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

Medals Awarded
  • Distinguished Service Cross (D.S.C.)[1]
  • Silver Star Citation[2]
Events
EventDatePlaceDetails
ResidenceCincinnati, OH
Residence[1]Detroit, MI
Silver Star Citation (posthumously)[1]1/19/1919Nijnigora, Russia
Died[3]1/20/1919Ust Padenga (Russia)
Wounded[3]1/19/1919Ust Padenga (Russia)
Body recovered1929
Died1/20/1919
Sources

[2]Military Times Hall of Valor

[3]Hugh D. McPhail papers, 1918-1957  [View online]

Michael J. Macalla papers, 1918-1956

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

 

 

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