Auvil, Cleophus L, T/Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1940-1944, 745, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division Mechanized
Service Years
1940 - 1944

Technical Sergeant


One Service Stripe


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Barbour County
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 11, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Not Specified
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Bridgeport Cemetery - Bridgeport, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 5th Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
11th Infantry Regiment1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division Mechanized
  1940-1944, 745, 11th Infantry Regiment
  1940-1944, 745, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division Mechanized
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1944 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
T/SGT CLEOPHUS L. AUVIL SON OF WILLIAM M.  AND ZELMA AUVIL SERVED WITH "FOX" COMPANY 11TH INF REGT, 5TH INF DIV. AFTER AN INITIAL BURIAL IN EUROPE HE WAS BROUGHT HOME  AND BURIED AT THE BRIDGEPORT CEMETERY ON 29 MAY 1949
   
Comments/Citation
 

Silver Star


Awarded for actions during the World War II
 

(UNCONFIRMED - Citation Needed): Cleophus L. Auvil, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 5th Infantry Division during World War II.

General Orders: Headquarters, 5th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 30 (1944)
Action Date: World War II
Service: Army
Division: 5th Infantry Division
   
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