Ludivicus M. Van Iersel
Sergeant, United States Army
in the Netherlands, October 19, 1893, he earned the Medal of Honorin World
War I while serving with Company M, 9th Infantry, 2nd Division, at Mouzon,
France, on November 9, 1918.
He died on June 9, 1987 and was buried in Section
42 of Arlington National Cemetery.
VAN IERSEL, LUDOVICUS M. M.
Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company M, 9th Infantry, 2d Division. Place and date: At Mouzon, France, 9 November 1918. Entered service at: Glen Rock, New Jersey. Birth: Holland. G.O. No.: 34, W.D., 1919.
While a member of the reconnaissance patrol,
sent out at night to ascertain the condition of a damaged bridge, Sgt.
Van Iersel volunteered to lead a
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
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