Samuel Woodfill

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Birthday
6, 1883
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Aug 10, 1951 (68)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1883
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Aug 10, 1951 (68)

About

Decorated 20th-century soldier who was awarded the Medal of Honor, the French Croix de Guerre, and Italy's Meriot di Guerra.

Before Fame

He enlisted in the army as a private and served in the Philippines early in his military career.

Trivia

He fought in France during World War I.

Family Life

He was born in Belleview, Indiana.

Associated With

He and fellow Medal of Honor recipient, Alvin York, were two of the three soldiers chosen to dedicate the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in 1921.