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Schmidt, Christ Robert

SCHMIDT

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/23/2007 at 20:03:33

SCHMIDT, Christ Robert
(Wounded)

Born Jan 21, 1890 in Dysart, IA.

Son of Christ J. and Lizzie Schmidt.

Enlisted Aug 26, 1917 at San Francisco, CA; entered Presidio, CA; first entered Battery B, 102nd F.A., 26th Div.

In France Feb 13, 1918; member of Batterey B, 102nd F.A., 26th Div.; in battles of Chemin des Dames Sector, La Reine and Boueq Sector, Neptune Sector, Pas Fini Sector, Rupt and Tryon Sector, and St. Mihiel operation, and Argonne-Meuse offensive. Gassed in the battle of Chateau Theirry. Their flag decorated by the French Gov.; 43 decorations from the French Gov., and cited three times by the American Gov.

Second Lieutenant.

Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; compiled and published by The Tama News (date unknown).


 

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