Sparks, Felix, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1935 - 1979
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Brigadier General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by LTC Bob Thompson to remember Sparks, Felix, BG USA(Ret).

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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Sep 25, 2007
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Army National Guard Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Then LTC Sparks commanded the 3rd Bn, 157th Infantry Regiment, 45 Infantry Division during World War 2. His Bn liberated the infamous Dachau Concentration Camp.

He later served as a Colorado District Attorney and Colorado Supreme Court Justice.

He also commanded the Colorado Army National Guard in the late 1970's.  
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Hawaiian Coastal Defense Command1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment
  1935-1938, 608, Hawaiian Coastal Defense Command
  1942-1945, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
University of Colorado
  1945-1947, University of Colorado
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