Alvin York Rank
About Alvin York
Alvin York joined the U.S. Army in 1918 as a member of the highly-rated 82nd Division. That same year, he was promoted to the corporal rank and was included in a team of 17 soldiers tasked to penetrate the German lines. The brave American soldier led the team to raid a machine gun depot owned by the Germans. The exercise led to the death of over 20 enemy soldiers and the arrest of more than 130 rivals.
- William Uriah York
- Mary Elizabeth York
His eleven siblings include:
- Joseph Marion
- Henry Singleton
- James Preston
- Lucy Erma
- George Alexander
- Gracie Loretta Williams (married in 1919)
He had eight children including:
- Sam Houston
- George Edward Buxton
- Woodrow Wilson
Throughout his service he received lots of awards such as:
- Medal of Honor
- World War I Victory Medal
- Legion of Honor
In order to fend for his family after the death of his dad, he took up a railway job.
Gary Cooper got an Academy Award for portraying him in the 1941 movie entitled “Sergeant York”.
He struggled with alcoholism during his early years.
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F.A.Q. about Alvin York
When is his birthday?
Alvin York's birthday is on December 13, 1887.
In how many days is his birthday?
Alvin York's birthday is in 52 days
How old was Alvin York when he died?
He was 76 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 2, 1964.
How old would he be today?
Alvin York would be 133 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Alvin York from?
He was born in Pall Mall, Tennessee, U.S..
Alvin York's Popularity
Alvin York was a famous United States Army Medal of Honor recipient, who was born on December 13, 1887. As a person born on this date, Alvin York is listed in our database as the 24th most popular celebrity for the day (December 13) and the 11th most popular for the year (1887).
People born on December 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Alvin York is the 941st most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Alvin York's birthday, Alvin York is the 8006th most famous American.
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