Vartan Aghababian – Private First Class, United States Army

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AGHABABIAN, VARTAN 

Private First Class, U.S. Army
Home: Springfield, Ohio
Medical Detachment, 146th Infantry Regiment, 37th Division, A.E.F.
Date of Action: September 28, 1918
General Orders No. No. 15, W.D., 1923

Citation

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Vartan Aghababian, Private First Class, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action northwest of Montfaucon, France, September 28, 1918.

Private first Class Aghababian voluntarily accompanied the first attack wave of the 146th Infantry, seeking out the wounded under terrific enemy machine-gun and artillery fire, carrying them to places of safety and applying first aid until he himself, was seriously wounded. Private First Class Aghababian's heroic conduct and devotion to his comrades greatly inspired the men of his regiment.


AGHABABIAN, RUTH E    

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 09/19/1910
  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/18/1989
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 42  SITE 333
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF VETERAN  – United States Army

AGHABABIAN, VARTAN

  • United States Army
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 02/28/1894
  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/04/1962
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 42  SITE 333
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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