of War Medal
Winner April 11
ALBERT E. BAESEL
F uneral services for Second Lieut. Albert E.. Baesel, the
only Ohio World War soldier to receive the congressional medal of honor will be held at Berea, April 11 in Baldwin-Wallace college conservatory. The Cleveland Grays and members of Albert E. Baesel American Legion post of Berea, will have charge.
Lieut. Baesel was a member of the Grays and was among the first of the troops to leave Ohio for service in France. He was attached to Company B, 148th Infantry, Thirty seventh div-
ision. He was killed on Sept. 18, 1918, near Ivory, France, while trying to rescue a wounded corporal.
In November, 1922, the con- gressional medal was awarded to his widow by the war department. This is the highest honor a soldier may receive from the government.
Baeselís body has just been returned to the United States.