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Albert Adolph Taubert

Place of Birth: Wisconsin, Madison
Home of record: Madison Wisconsin

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Private Albert Adolph Taubert (MCSN: 78838), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the Sixty-Sixth Company, Fifth Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, A.E.F., in action in the Villers Cotterets Forest, south of Soissons, France, 18 July 1918. Private Taubert went out in advance of the line of his company into the fire of a machine gun that was shooting at him and captured the gun and its crew.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 117 (1918)

Action Date: 18-Jul-18

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Private

Company: 66th Company

Regiment: 5th Regiment (Marines)

Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Navy Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Private Albert Adolph Taubert (MCSN: 78838), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the 66th Company, 5th Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, A.E.F. in action in the Villers Cotterets Forest, south of Soissons, France, 18 July 1918. Private Taubert went out in advance of the line of his company into the fire of a machine gun that was shooting at him and captured the gun and its crew.

Action Date: 18-Jul-18

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Private

Company: 66th Company

Regiment: 5th Regiment (Marines)

Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Navy Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Second Haitian Campaign

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Navy Cross to Sergeant Albert Adolph Taubert (MCSN: 78838), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession while serving with the First Provisional Brigade of Marines (Gendarmerie d'Haiti), 19 May 1920. With total disregard of personal danger he attacked, with Captain Jesse L. Perkins and two other enlisted men, a band of about seventy-five armed bandits of the Mirebalais District, resulting in the death of the greatest bandit leader, Benoit Batraville, and the practical suppression of banditry throughout the District.

General Orders: Authority - USMC Communiqué: 78838 (19 May 1922)

Action Date: 19-May-20

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 1st Provisional Brigade of Marines (Gendarmerie d'Haiti)

Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

By direction of the President, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918 (Bul. No. 43, W.D. 1918), Private Albert Adolph Taubert (MCSN: 78838), United States Marine Corps, is cited by the Commanding General, SECOND DIVISION, American Expeditionary Forces, for gallantry in action and a silver star may be placed upon the ribbon of the Victory Medals awarded him. Private Taubert distinguished himself while serving with the 66th Company, Fifth Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces at Soissons, France, 18 to 22 July 1918.

General Orders: Citation Orders, 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Action Date: July 18 - 22, 1918

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Private

Company: 66th Company

Regiment: Fifth Regiment (Marines)

Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces