Bell, Bernard Pious, WOJG

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Last Rank
Warrant Officer Junior Grade
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 1542, 36th Infantry Division
Service Years
1942 - 1945


Warrant Officer Junior Grade

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Grantsville, West Virginia
Last Address
New York, New York

Date of Passing
Jan 08, 1971
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 25, Lot 3840

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyMedal of Honor Recipients
  1945, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society [Verified]
  1945, Medal of Honor Recipients [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Bernard Pious Bell (December 29, 1911 - January 8, 1971) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War II.

Born at Grantsville, West Virginia, on December 29, 1911, he entered the Army on August 15, 1942. He earned the Medal of Honor while serving with Company I, 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division at Mittelwihr, France on December 18, 1944. He left the Army on June 19, 1945. He died on January 8, 1971 and was buried in Section 25 of Arlington National Cemetery two days later.

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
36th Infantry Division
  1942-1945, 1542, 36th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
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