First Army - History
Cpl. Jake Allex, a First Army Soldier from Illinois serving in Company H, 131st Infantry, 33rd Division, was awarded the first Medal of Honor during World War I for his actions at Chipilly Ridge, France, on Aug. 9, 1918. Seventy other First Army Soldiers, including Cpl. Alvin York, were awarded the Medal of Honor for valor during World War I.
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