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US World War 1 soldier from Gila county–Distinguished Service Cross-killed i
Posted by: Patrick Lernout (ID *****4366) Date: July 17, 2005 at 11:56:24
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Looking for information about and relatives of World War 1 soldier Louis (Luigi) Comina. He was from Chrysotile. He was killed in action October 5th, 1918. He was a hero since he won the Distinguished Service Cross. Under here his DSC citation.
Purpose: book writing to honour fallen WW1 soldiers.
Patrick Lernout – Belgium

Private, U.S. Army
Company C, 110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Division
Date of Action: September 26, 1918
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Louis Comina, Private, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Varennes, France, September 26, 1918. With two other soldiers, Private Comina voluntarily went forward under heavy artillery and machine-gun fire and silenced an enemy machine-gun nest, killing four of the crew and bringing back 11 prisoners. He was killed in action eight days later.
General Orders No. 126, W.D. 1919
Home Town: Chrysotile, AZ

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