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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Home State
Maryland
Captain

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Normandy, France
Wall Coordinates
Plot C Row 13 Grave 43
Jun 06, 1944
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
Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)
Awarded Date
Jun 06, 1944
1944
Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Awarded Date
Jun 06, 1944
1944
RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Rank
Captain
Location
D-Day Normandy - France
Comments
Show Comments
Captain
1943 - 1944
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Edward A. Peters, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while... More
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
HE WAS A PARATROOPER WHO JUMPED INTO FRANCE IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON D-DAY, JUNE 6, 1944, THE INVASION OF GERMANY'S FORTRESS EUROPE. KILLED IN ACTION JUNE 9, 1944 WHILE ATTACKING AN ENEMY MACHINE... More
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
Streamer embroidered NORMANDY
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
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
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
Streamer embroidered NORMANDY
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
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
Rank
Captain
Location
Normandy Beach - France
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1943 - 1944
HHC, 1st Battalion, 511th Infantry (Airborne)
HHC, 1st Battalion, 511th Infantry (Airborne)
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Camp McCall - North Carolina
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1942 - 1943
Service from 1942

 
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