Battiste, Gourdine, Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Primary Unit
1951-1952, 403rd Signal Construction Company
Service Years
1949 - 1952
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Two Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by MAJ Andre A Battiste, Sr. (Scorpion 1) to remember Battiste, Gourdine, Cpl.

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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Sacramento, CA (via Kingstree, SC)

Date of Passing
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Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Chapter 1
  1955, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1955, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 1 (Member) (St Louis, Missouri) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Uncle "GH" served in the Regular Army from 10 Jan 1949 to 27 Sep 1951 in the 508th Field Artillery Battalion at Camp Hood, TX and fought in Korea with the 403rd Signal Construction Company where he earned 2 Bronze Stars, 1 Purple Heart, and the Korean Service Medal with 3 stars indicating three battlefield engagements.  He left the service as a Technical Corporal and was active in the National Order of Trenchrats (an elite sub-division od the Disabled American Veterans).
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 Ribbon Bar

Field Artillery
Auto Rifle
Machine Gun

 Unit Assignments
U.S. ArmySignal Units
  1949-1951, 508th Field Artillery Battalion
  1951-1952, 403rd Signal Construction Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
  1980-1982, Delgado Community College, New Orleans LA
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