Shirling, James, SFC

 Photo In Uniform   Service Details
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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1946-1965, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
Service Years
1944 - 1965

Sergeant First Class

Six Service Stripes

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address

Date of Passing
Mar 14, 2006
Location of Interment
Fort Benning Post Cemetery - Fort Benning, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1965, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Airborne Glider BadgeMaster Parachutist
Auto Rifle
Small Bore Rifle

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
11th Airborne DivisionBasic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1946-1946, AAF 659, 11th Airborne Division
  1946-1965, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Mindoro1
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Battle for Manila
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
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