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  • Prince Bubby

    Corporal Jake Allex - At a critical point in the action, when all the officers with his platoon had become casualties, Corporal Allex took command of the platoon and led it forward until the advance was stopped by fire from a machinegun nest. He then advanced alone for about 30 yards in the face of intense fire and attacked the nest. With his bayonet he killed 5 of the enemy, and when it was broken, used the butt of his rifle, capturing 15 prisoners. August 9, 1918

  • Tom Duffany

    ALLEX, JAKE Corporal, U.S. Army. 9 August 1918. Citation: At a critical point in the action, when all the officers with his platoon had become casualties, Corporal. Allex took command of the platoon and led it forward until the advance was stopped by fire from a machinegun nest. He then advanced alone for about 30 yards in the face of intense fire and attacked the nest. With his bayonet he killed 5 of the enemy, and when it was broken, used the butt of his rifle, capturing 15 prisoners.

  • Barbara Taylor

    Aleksa Mandušić, or Jake Allex (July 13, 1887 – August 28, 1959), was a Serbian American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his service in the U.S. Army during World War I. At a critical point, when all officers with his platoon were casualties, he took command and led it forward until stopped by fire from a machinegun nest. He then advanced alone for about 30 yards and attacked the nest. With his bayonet he killed 5 of the enemy, and capturing 15 prisoners.

  • Vinnie Ferrari

    Corporal Jake Allex, US Army Medal of Honor recipient Chipilly Ridge, France World War I August 9, 1918.

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