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HELP! Ancestor is complete! Grave has been located World War I Soldier flag photo of George William FEIGE   George William  FEIGE

  (b. 28 March 1898 Auburn, New York, USA   d. 2 October 1918 France )  
Age: 20
Cause of Death: killed in action in WWI

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George William FEIGE was born 28 March 1898 in Auburn, New York, USA

George William FEIGE was the child of George Wilhelm FEIGE   and   Charlotte Marie SALISBURY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Friedrich Wilhelm ("William") FEIGE and Augusta Amalie THEUNERT (maternal)  George Washington SALISBURY and Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH

George William was a soldier in World War I.

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George William FEIGE died 2 October 1918 in France.
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The School Arts Book - Editor: Henry Turner Bailey -- Vol VI September 1906 No. 1
Second Year (second grade)

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5 is in pencil and colored crayon, by George Feige, Webster, Mass.
George William FEIGE - Bottom L to R: Charlotte Salisbury Feige, George W. Feige, Helen Feige, Anna Feige (child), Cliff Feige (child), ?, Dot Feige (baby)  Top Row: Georg
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Bottom L to R: Charlotte Salisbury Feige, George W. Feige, Helen Feige, Anna Feige (child), Cliff Feige (child), ?, Dot Feige (baby)

Top Row: George Feige, not sure where. George Korch, not sure where. No idea who the 3rd man is.
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1917 World War I Enlistment
Feige, George W., JR.
Enlisted January 19, 1917
Serial Number 39085
Date of Birth: March 28, 1898
Killed in Action October 2, 1918
State: R.I.
Rank: Cpl.
Company: E
U.S. Regiment: 9th Infantry, 2nd Div. Regular Army


Ancestry.com. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963
WWI Military
Name: George W Feige Jr
Departure Date: 7 Sep 1917
Departure Place: Hoboken, New Jersey
Address: 59 1/ 2 School St
Residence Place: Webster, Massachusetts
Next of Kin: Mrs George Feige
Ship: Pocohontas
Rank: Privates 1Cl
Notes: Company 'E' 9th Infantry
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U.S., Army Transport Service Arriving and Departing Passenger Lists, 1910-1939
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George William FEIGE - George Feige Jr. around 1917
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George Feige Jr. around 1917
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1918 Blanc Mont
...In the Champagne District, 2—10 October it fought beside the Fourth French Army. On 3 October it seized Blanc Mont Ridge, the keystone of the arch of the main German position, advanced beyond the Ridge and, although both Hanks were unsupported, it held all its gains with the utmost tenacity, in-flicting tremendous losses on the enemy. This victory freed Rheims, and forced the entire German Army between that city and the Argonne Forest to retreat to the Aisne, a distance of thirty kilometers.

The Ninth U.S. Infantry in the World War.
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KILLED IN ACTION IN WORLD WAR I (CORPORAL, COMPANY E, 9TH U.S. INFANTRY)
DESCRIPTION OF 9TH U.S. INFANTRY'S ROLE IN WORLD WAR I
SOURCE: WWW.MANCHU.ORG/ LINAGE/ PAGE1.HTM

'UPON THE ENTRY OF THE UNITED STATES INTO WORLD WAR I IN APRIL 1917, THE REGIMENT WAS AGAIN CALLED TO BATTLE ON FOREIGN SOIL. IT ARRIVED IN FRANCE IN 1917 AS PART OF THE FAMOUS 'INDIANHEAD' SECOND INFANTRY DIVISION. IN EARLY OCTOBER 1917, THE MANCHUS MOVED TO THE FRONT. THE REGIMENT FIRST BECAME INVOLVED IN THE THEN STATIC WARFARE IN THE SOUS REUVROIS SECTOR. WHEN SUBSEQUENTLY MOVED TO CHATEAU-THIERRY, IT MET AND STALLED THE BOCHE PURGE ON PARIS. LATER DURING THE INVOLVED CAMPAIGN IN THE MEUSE-ARGONNE SECTOR, AND IN ONE OF THE FINAL CAMPAIGNS OF THE WAR, THE 9TH INFANTRY SUCCESSFULLY SPEARHEADED ONE OF THE MOST RECKLESS AND DARING MOVES IN THE HISTORY OF MODERN WARFARE.

AFTER CAPTURING THE EDGE OF THE BELVAL FOREST ON THE AFTERNOON OF 03 NOVEMBER 1918, THE REGIMENT IMMEDIATELY PREPARED TO CONTINUE THE SURGE INTO THE ENEMY LINES. AT 1630 HOURS, DURING AN INTENSE RAINSTORM AND UNDER...Read MORE...


George William FEIGE - Grave of George W. Feige Jr. - Mount Zion Cemetery, Webster, MA
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Grave of George W. Feige Jr. - Mount Zion Cemetery, Webster, MA
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Death
Feige, George W., Jr., Corporal; killed in action 2 October 1918 [attack on Mont Blanc]. Enl. 19 Jan 1917, R. A.; assigned to Co. E, 9th Inf., 2d Div. Overseas 7 Sept. 1917. Born 28 March 1898, at Quincy, son of George William and Charlotte Marie (Salisbury) Feige of Webster; brother of Willard S., Edward E., Helen L., Gertrude M., and Clifford. Electrician. Credited to Rhode Island.


Report of the Commission on Massachusetts' Part in the World War - the Gold Star Record of Massachusetts edited by Eben Putnam, Volume II, published by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1929
page 645

George is buried at: Mount Zion Cemetery
Old Worcester Rd.
Rte 12
Webster, Massachusetts, USA


Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 5/23/2022 6:20:29 PM

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