September 29, 1918 – This Day During World War l – Milo Lemert Medal of Honor recipient

September 29, 1918 – Milo Lemert Medal of Honor recipient (March 25, 1890–September 29, 1918) was a soldier in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I.

First Sergeant Lemert official Medal of Honor citation reads:

Seeing that the left flank of his company was held up, he located the enemy machinegun emplacement, which had been causing heavy casualties. In the face of heavy fire he rushed it single-handed, killing the entire crew with grenades. Continuing along the enemy trench in advance of the company, he reached another emplacement, which he also charged, silencing the gun with grenades. A third machinegun emplacement opened up on him from the left and with similar skill and bravery he destroyed this also. Later, in company with another sergeant, he attacked a fourth machinegun nest, being killed as he reached the parapet of the emplacement. His courageous action in destroying in turn 4 enemy machinegun nests prevented many casualties among his company and very materially aided in achieving the objective.

Milo Lemert Medal of Honor recipient

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