Private Bert B. Windhal was Norwood’s first WWI casualty, one hundred years ago today.
Killed in a battle in France on August 10, 1918, he was a member of Company “I”, 28th US Army Infantry.
He was laid to rest in Plot C Row 23 Grave 27, in the Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial in Fere-en-Tardenois, Departement de l’Aisne, Picardie.
His name is recorded with the other Fallen Heroes of Norwood on a plaque in the Norwood Municipal Building.
Thank you for your sacrifice, Pvt. Windahl, we will not forget you.