Soldier Summary

Levi Bartels

Military History

Rank: Sergeant

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

Serial Number: 2981800

Medals Awarded
  • Military Medal (M.M.)

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Residence1962Holland, MI
ResidenceHolland, MI
Residence1927Muskegon Heights, MI
Honorable discharge[1]7/19/1919Holland (Mich.)
Action for which he was awarded military medal (rescued wounded Corporal, Co. E)[1]12/30/1918Kodysh (Russia)
Enlisted[1]6/23/1918Muskegon (Mich.)
Attended 1962 reunion
Received military medal[1]3/18/1919

[1]Levi Bartels papers

Henry Katz papers, 1919

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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