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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Service Years
1941 - 1944
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Home State
Georgia
First Lieutenant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
France
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Normandy, France
Wall Coordinates
B, 16, 26
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
HHC, 1st Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
HHC, 1st Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1944 - 1944
HHC, 1st Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
HHC, 1st Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1943 - 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
Description Pending
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
Comments Pending
1944
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
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 - 1944
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
1941
Service from 1941

 
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