Soldier Summary

Hugh D. McPhail

Altername names
  • MacPhail,
Military History

Rank: Second Lieutenant

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

Medals Awarded
  • Order of St. Stanislaus
  • Citation Order #8
  • Military Cross (M.C.)
  • Silver Star Citation[1]

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Residence1927Lansing, MI
ResidenceLansing, MI
Residence1964Lexington, MI
ResidencePetoskey, MI
Silver Star Citaton for action: rescuing wounded under fire.[1]1/19/1919Ust Padenga (Russia)
Attended 1964 reunion5/1964

[1]Military Times Hall of Valor

Charles E. Lewis papers, 1917-1958 (scattered)

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

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

The romance of Company "A", 339th infantry, A. N. R. E. F.

Biennial reunion programs

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

United States. Army. Signal Corps photograph collection



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