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Nels T. Wold
Birth: Dec. 24, 1895
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1918
Departement de la Meuse
Lorraine, France

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Wold served as a Private, United States Army, Company I, 138th Infantry, 35th Division. He was awarded his medal posthumously for service Near Cheppy, France, on September 26 1918. His citation reads-He rendered most gallant service in aiding the advance of his company, which had been held up by machinegun nests, advancing, with 1 other soldier, and silencing the guns, bringing with him, upon his return, 11 prisoners. Later the same day he jumped from a trench and rescued a comrade who was about to be shot by a German officer, killing the officer during the exploit. His actions were entirely voluntary, and it was while attempting to rush a 5th machinegun nest that he was killed. The advance of his company was mainly due to his great courage and devotion to duty. (bio by: K) 
Family links: 
  Tidemand E Wold (1853 - 1912)
  Klara Tharaldsrud Wold (1858 - 1902)
  Necoline Wold Dale (1884 - 1947)*
  Eric T Wold (1886 - 1935)*
  Ingvald T Wold (1887 - 1972)*
  Alma T Wold Vraa (1888 - 1970)*
  Nels T. Wold (1895 - 1918)
  Josephine Wold (1897 - 1906)*
  Olander Wold (1898 - 1980)*
  Karen Josephine Wold Hanson (1907 - 1998)**
*Calculated relationship
Elim Cemetery
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
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