Willard, George, Jr., Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
3666-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1946-1951, 3666, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)/HHC
Service Years
1945 - 1951

Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Greenwood
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 11, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Memorial Gardens Cemetery - Greenwood, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 






 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Combat Medical 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1946-1951, 3666, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1946-1947 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant Willard was a member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on April 11, 1951.

 
   
Comments/Citation


 

George Willard, Jr., 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 25th Infantry Division in Korea.

General Orders: Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 313 (1951)

   
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