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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Service Years
1940 - 1944
MOS
1620-Cavalry Platoon Leader
Home State
Iowa
Second Lieutenant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Indonesia
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall Coordinates
A, 12, 200
Aug 04, 1944
Army Medal of Honor (1945-Present)
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
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
Comments Pending
1945
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
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Service to 1944
112th Cavalry Regiment
112th Cavalry Regiment
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1943 - 1944
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Battle of Driniumor River
Description
The Battle of Driniumor River, also known as The Battle of Aitape, 10 July – 25 August 1944, was part of the Western New Guinea campaign of World War II. Japanese forces attacked United States forces ... More
1944 - 1944
New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
Description
(New Guinea Campaign 24 January 1943 to 31 December 1944) After the loss of Buna and Gona in New Guinea, the Japanese fell back on their stronghold at Lae. Their attempt to reinforce Lae by sea in Mar... More
1943 - 1944
Battle of Arawe
Description
The Battle of Arawe (15 December 1943 – 24 February 1944) was fought between Allied and Japanese forces during the New Britain Campaign of World War II. The battle formed part of the Allied Operation ... More
1943 - 1944
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
1943
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
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 of... 
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Comments
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1940
Service from 1940

 
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