WWI ID Bracelet Company G 128th Infantry Hero, DSC
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On 3 August , the pursuit was resumed and our troops continued to steadily gain ground, although meeting with increased resistance, especially on the left flank, w the 42nd Division was unable to advance as rapidly as the 32nd. By the end of the day, the DivisionÂ's front line had advanced about 7 km to the hills overlooking the valley of the Vesle, about 1 km south of the Vesle on the left and 2 km south of Fismes on the right. considerable resistance was met from the German rear guard, which was making a stand to protect the withdrawal over the river.
1LT Clarence G. Noble, from Soperton , Wis. , an officer in Co. G, 128th Inf., was KIA in this attack near St. Giles , France , on 3 August 1918, and was posthumously awarded the DSC for his actions that day. 1LT Noble's citation reads: Â"He voluntarily exposed himself to heavy shell fire in... read more