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Albert Edward Baesel
Birth: Mar. 21, 1890
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1918

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during World War I in the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant in the 148th Infantry, 37th Division. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Ivoiry, France, on September 27, 1918. His citation reads "Upon hearing that a squad leader of his platoon had been severely wounded while attempting to capture an enemy machinegun nest about 200 yards in advance of the assault line and somewhat to the right, 2d Lt. Baesel requested permission to go to the rescue of the wounded corporal. After thrice repeating his request and permission having been reluctantly given, due to the heavy artillery, rifle, and machinegun fire, and heavy deluge of gas in which the company was at the time, accompanied by a volunteer, he worked his way forward, and reaching the wounded man, placed him upon his shoulders and was instantly killed by enemy fire". The soldier he rescued was Cpl. Sterling Ryan. Lt. Baesel was one of 3 soldiers from Ohio to be awarded the CMOH in World War I. His Medal was issued in 1922.
 (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  William H Baesel (1850 - 1924)
  Caroline Mohr Baesel (1861 - 1923)
  William Henry Baesel (1878 - 1956)*
  Rose H. Baesel (1888 - 1963)*
  Albert Edward Baesel (1890 - 1918)
  Clara Florence Baesel Osborn (1893 - 1981)*
  Helen Caroline Baesel Cole (1895 - 1979)*
  Frank Theodore Baesel (1900 - 1958)*
  Lucille Baesel Robinson (1903 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodvale Cemetery
Middleburg Heights
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: sec 7 lot 31 6
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 22, 2001
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Albert Edward Baesel
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- Bunny
 Added: Sep. 27, 2016

- bob tarte
 Added: Sep. 27, 2016
Thank you for your service and the ultimate sacrifice. You are a true hero and will not be forgotten. Rest in sweet peace, dear Albert.
- susan emery
 Added: Jul. 23, 2016
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