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27th Division

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About 1500 meters west of the Somme American Cemetery on the south side of the road across from the Gillemont Farm. Marker A white stone base bearing a bronze plaque erected by the Veterans of the 7th Infantry Regiment, New York National Guard, on 29 September 2018 on the centennial of the rupture of the Hindenburg Line.  Text in French and English.  The insignias of the 107th Infantry Regiment and 27th Infantry Division are on either side of the text.

Monument Text:

Dedicated to the memory of the soldiers of the 107th Infantry US, 27th Division (New York) who liberated Gillemont Farm on September 29, 1918 and who served in the battle of the breaking of the Hindenburg Line September 29-30, 1918.  Presented by the 7th Regiment NYNG (107th Inf) on September 29, 2018.  


107th Infantry recipients of the US Medal of Honor for the breaking of the Hindenburg Line: 
Recipiendaires de la medaille d'honneur de la 107eme Infantrie pour la rupture de la ligne Hindenburg:
ALAN L EGGERS
JOHN C LATHAM
THOMAS E O'SHEA
MICHAEL A VALENTE
Dediee a la memoire des soldates de la 107eme Infanterie des Etats-Unis, 27eme division (New York) qui ont libere la ferme de Gillemont le 29 septembre 1918 et qui ont servi dans la bataille de la rupture de la ligne Hindenburg du 29 au 30 septembre 1918.  Presentee par les Veterans du 7eme Regiment NYNG (107eme Infanterie) le 29 septembre 2018.

Commemorates:

People:

John Cridland Latham

Thomas E. O'Shea

Michael A Valente

Units:

107th Infantry Regiment, 27th Division

United States Army

Wars:

WWI

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