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Alvin York

Alvin YorkAKA Alvin Cullum York

Born: 13-Dec-1887
Birthplace: Pall Mall, TN
Died: 2-Sep-1964
Location of death: Nashville, TN
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, Wolf River Cemetery, Pall Mall, TN

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Highly decorated WWI veteran

Military service: US Army (82nd Infantry Division, WWI, 1917-)

Immortalized by Sergeant York (1941).

Father: William York
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Brooks
Wife: Gracie Williams (m. 7-Jun-1919, until his death, seven children)

    Distinguished Service Cross
    Croix de Guerre
    French Legion of Honor
    Congressional Medal of Honor
    Cholecystectomy
    Stroke (1948)
    Stroke (May-1949)
    Prostate Surgery (Jun-1962)

Author of books:
Sergeant York: His Own Life Story and War Diary (1928, with T. Skeyhill)



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