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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Service Years
1943 - 1946
MOS
745-Rifleman
Home State
Illinois
Technical Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Bayonet
Rifle

Location
Illinois
Aug 06, 1992
Service to 1946
Army Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Army Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members of the Army who distinguish themselves by exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity during a specified period of conti... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1946
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
According to his DD-214, John is authorized 3 Bronze Battle Stars for this award.
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
The Colmar Pocket
Description
The Colmar Pocket (French: Poche de Colmar); (German: Brückenkopf Elsaß) was the area held in central Alsace, France by the German Nineteenth Army from November 1944-February 1945, against the U.S. 6t... More
1945 - 1945
Central Europe Campaign (1945)
Description
(Central Europe Campaign 22 March to 11 May 1945) Following the Battle of the Bulge the Allies had pushed through to the Rhine. On 22 March 1945 they began their assault across the river, and by I Apr... More
1945 - 1945
Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Description
(Rhineland Campaign 15 September 1944 to 21 March 1945) Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and th... More
1944 - 1945
Battle of the Bulge
Description
The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France and Luxembourg o... More
1944 - 1945
75th Infantry Division
75th Infantry Division
Rank
Technical Sergeant
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Technical Sergeant
1943 - 1945
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Received for a sniper bullet wound to his head, 26 DEC 1944, near Grandmeril, Belgium.
1944
Service from 1943

 
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