Fading light dims the sight,
And a star gems the sky,
From afar drawing nigh,
Falls the night.
Day is done, gone the sun,
From the lake, From the hills,
From the sky.
All is well, safely rest,
God is nigh.
Then good night, Peaceful night,
Till the light of the dawn
God is near, do not fear,
Friend, good night.
Born: March 13, 1905 at
Entered Service in the US
Army from Carteret, NJ
28, 1943 at the age of 38
The Medal of Honor During World War II For heroism April 28,
1943 at Medjez-el-Bab, Tunisia
advance of the assault elements Private Minue's company was held
up by flanking fire from an enemy machinegun nest, Private Minue
voluntarily, alone, and unhesitatingly, with complete disregard
of his own welfare, charged the enemy entrenched position with
fixed bayonet. Private Minue assaulted the enemy under a
withering machinegun and rifle fire, killing approximately ten
enemy machine gunners and riflemen. After completely destroying
this position, Private Minue continued forward, routing enemy
riflemen from dugout positions until he was fatally wounded. The
courage, fearlessness and aggressiveness displayed by Private
Minue in the face of inevitable death was unquestionably the
factor that gave his company the offensive spirit that was
necessary for advancing and driving the enemy from the entire