Grandfather posthumously receives Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama, with Elise Shemin-Roth and Ina Judith Bass, daughters of Army Sergeant William Shemin, reads while signing the Medal of Honor Certificate and Citation in the Oval Office, prior to awarding the Medal of Honor posthumously to Sgt. Shemin for conspicuous gallantry during World War I, during a ceremony in the East Room, June 2, 2015. 
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

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Sergeant William Shemin

William Shemin was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, Oct. 14, 1896. During his teenage years, Shemin played semi-pro baseball. He graduated from the New York State Ranger School in 1914 …

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