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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Corporal
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MOS
745-Rifleman
Home State
Connecticut
Corporal

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
France
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
Location of Interment
Saint Lawrence Cemetery - West Haven, Connecticut
Jun 12, 1944
Service to 1944
RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Rank
Corporal
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1944 - 1944
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
1944
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Distinguished Unit Citation

As authorized by Executive Order 9396 (sec. I, Bul. 22,WD , 1943), superseding Executive Order 9075 (sec. III, WD Bul, 11, 1942), citation of the following units in General ... 
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1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
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
1944
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
French Croix De Guerre WWII
Criteria
The Croix de Guerre 1939-1945 (War Cross 1939-1945) is a French military decoration, a version of the Croix de Guerre created on September 26, 1939, to honour people who fought with the Allies against... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
First wave: Mission Albany
Description
Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division "Screaming Eagles" jumped first on June 6, between 00:48 and 01:40 British Double Summer Time. 6,928 troops were carried aboard 432 C-47s of mission "Albany"... More
1944 - 1944
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
1942
Service from 1942

 
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