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Milton Cloudious Portmann

Born 10/20/1888, Jackson, MN
Gender Male
Parents Dr. William and Emma Portmann
Schools Attended

Western Reserve University

Branch of Service Army
Additional Identifiers Commissioned or Warrant Officer
Service Timeframe 1917 - 1919
War/Conflict World War One 1914-1918
Principal Units and Locations

353rd Infantry 89th Division Company E

St. Mihiel


Military Awards and Decorations

World War 1 Victory Medal

Distinguished Service Citation

Purple Heart

Order of Leopold (Belgium)

Maj. Milton C. Portmann 1918 United States Army


"From the edge of Mort Mare and the Promenade des Moines, other guns enfiladed the line. Every officer in the company was either killed or wounded in the first fifteen minutes of the fight, but Captain (later major) Milton C. Portmann, of "E", though painfully wounded, continued to lead his men against the guns and put them out of action."

History of the 89th Division by By George H. English (Jr.)