Boswell, Henry, MAJ

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1946-1963, 1620, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
Service Years
1940 - 1963



Four Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Colorado Springs, CO

Date of Passing
Nov 28, 2015
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division 82nd Airbone Division Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

Honorably Discharged WW II French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Signal Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Airborne Glider BadgeMaster Parachutist (4 Combat Jumps)

 National Guard Awards

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Basic Training (Fort Jackson, SC), A/2
  1942, Basic Training (Fort Bragg, NC), E
 Unit Assignments
ARNG, North Carolina2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)82nd Airborne Division1st Cavalry Division
  1940-1942, 542, HHD, North Carolina Army National Guard
  1942-1945, 11B40, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  1942-1945, 11B40, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
  1946-1963, 1620, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1944-1944 Second wave: Mission Boston/Capture of Sainte-Mère-Eglise
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
  1944-1945 Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of the Bulge
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1950 Korean War
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