Pvt. Michael Assad Zataney

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Pvt. Michael (Mehsen) Assad Zataney

Also Known As: "Assed"
Birthplace: Zaratha, Syria (Syrian Arab Republic)
Death: November 11, 1918 (27)
Meuse, Grand Est, France (Killed in action during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive)
Place of Burial: Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, Grand Est, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Assad Zataney and Katherine Shakra
Brother of Samuel Assad Barson

Occupation: Baker, Optometrist and World War I Soldier
Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Pvt. Michael Assad Zataney

Michael Assad Zataney was a Syrian immigrant who moved to Alabama. He was first a baker and then an optometrist, practicing in Alabama in 1916 and 1917. He attended the Illinois College of Optometry. He enlisted in the US Army on 25 May 1918 and was placed in Company I, 321st Infantry of the 81st Division. He was under the command of Lieutenant H. H. Crawford. He was wounded on the morning of November 11, 1918 while helping wipe out a machine gun nest to the East of Grimacourt and died the same day. He had been with the snipers on special duty and was shot through his left lung by a machine gun bullet and died on the way to the hospital.

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Pvt. Michael Assad Zataney's Timeline

February 4, 1891
Zaratha, Syria (Syrian Arab Republic)
November 11, 1918
Age 27
Meuse, Grand Est, France
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, Grand Est, France