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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Service Years
1934 - 1944
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Home State
Texas
Lieutenant Colonel

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Master Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)
Rifle

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Netherlands
Conflict
World War II
Sep 18, 1944
Army Medal of Honor (1945-2000)
Criteria
The Medal of Honor is awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of one's life, above and beyond the call of duty. This gallantry must be performed either while engaged in action ag... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
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
Comments Pending
2003
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
a. The ADSM was established by EO 8808, announced in War Department Bulletin 17, 1941. It is awarded for service between 8 September 1939 and 7 December 1941 under orders to active duty for a period o... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
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
2003
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
Comments Pending
2003
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
Comments Pending
2003
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
Comments Pending
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1941 - 1945
Service to 1944
HHC, 3rd Battalion, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
HHC, 3rd Battalion, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1944 - 1944
101st Airborne Division
101st Airborne Division
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1944 - 1944
Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
Description
The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest ... More
1944 - 1944
Battle for Carentan/Cole's charge
Description
During the night of June 11th German fire subsided. Company H crept through the opening in the obstacle, and when it did not suffer any casualties, at 04:00 Company G and the Headquarters Company foll... More
1944 - 1944
Operation Market Garden
Description
"35,000 troops, 11,377 dead, wounded or missing, 6,450 captured. Objective was to secure series of bridges over main rivers of German occupied Netherlands. Strategic purpose was to allow allied crossi... More
1944 - 1944
HHC, 1st Battalion,  501st Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
HHC, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
Rank
Major
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1943 - 1943
HHC, 1st Battalion,  501st Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
HHC, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
Rank
Captain
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1942 - 1942
HHC, 1st Battalion,  501st Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
HHC, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1941 - 1941
2nd Battalion, 15th Infantry
2nd Battalion, 15th Infantry
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1939 - 1941
Service from 1934

 
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