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First Name: Lloyd

Last Name: Seibert

Birthplace: Caldeonia, MI, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Salinas, CA
Middle Name: Martin

Date of Birth: 23 May 1889

Date of Death: 15 October 1972

Rank: Chief Warrant Officer 2

Years Served:
Lloyd Martin Seibert

•  World War I (1914 - 1918)


Lloyd Martin Seibert

Chief Warrant Officer, U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient

World War I

Chief Warrant Officer Lloyd Martin Seibert (23 May 1889 - 15 October 1972) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during World War I while a Sergeant.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company F, 364th Infantry, 91st Division.

Place and date: Near Epinonville, France, 26 September 1918.

Citation: Suffering from illness, Sgt. Seibert remained with his platoon and led his men with the highest courage and leadership under heavy shell and machinegun fire. With 2 other soldiers he charged a machinegun emplacement in advance of their company, he himself killing one of the enemy with a shotgun and capturing 2 others. In this encounter he was wounded, but he nevertheless continued in action, and when a withdrawal was ordered he returned with the last unit, assisting a wounded comrade. Later in the evening he volunteered and carried in wounded until he fainted from exhaustion.

He rose to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer before leaving the Army.

Medals and Awards

Medal of Honor
Silver Star Medal
Purple Heart

Death and Burial

Chief Warrant Officer Lloyd Martin Seibert died on 15 October 1972. He is buried at San Francisco National Cemetery in San Francisco, CA.

Honoree ID: 1821   Created by: MHOH




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