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SEIBERT, LLOYD

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Suffering from illness, Sgt. Seibert remained with his platoon and lead his men with the highest courage and leadership under heavy shell and machine-gun fire. With two other soldiers he charged a machine-gun emplacement in advance of their company, he himself killing one of the enemy with a shotgun and capturing two others. In this encounter he was wounded, but he nevertheless continued in action, and when a withdrawal was ordered he returned with the last unit, assisting a wounded comrade. Later in the evening he volunteered and carried in wounded until he fainted from exhaustion.

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U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Chief Warrant Officer) Company F, 364th Infantry, 91st Division

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World War One 1918 Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan

Citation

Suffering from illness, Sgt. Seibert remained with his platoon and lead his men with the highest courage and leadership under heavy shell and machine-gun fire. With two other soldiers he charged a machine-gun emplacement in advance of their company, he himself killing one of the enemy with a shotgun and capturing two others. In this encounter he was wounded, but he nevertheless continued in action, and when a withdrawal was ordered he returned with the last unit, assisting a wounded comrade. Later in the evening he volunteered and carried in wounded until he fainted from exhaustion.