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George Dilboy Memorial

   
George Dilboy Memorialloupe
5000 S. 5th Ave
Hines
IL
USA
60141

The inscription on this memorial to George Dilboy* reads:

GEORGE DILBOY

BORN FEB. 5, 1896, ALACHATA, ASIA MINOR

KILLED IN ACTION NEAR BELLEAU WOODS, FRANCE, JULY 18,1918

PVT. 1ST CL. CO. H 103RD INF. 26TH DIV. U.S. ARMY A.E.F.

POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FOR "GALLANTRY AND INTREPIDITY IN ACTION AND BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY"

FROM FAR IONIA HE CAME A NEW AMERICAN TRUE TO HIS HELLENIC ANCESTRY TO FIGHT AND DIE FOR COUNTRY AND LIBERTY UNDER THE STARS AND STRIPES

GEORGE DILBOY CHAPTER NO. 13 DAV OF WW

UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE GEORGE DILBOY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

COSTAS P. MELLAS, PRESIDENT

*For more information on George Dilboy see the George Dilboy Memorial in Somerville, MA