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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private
Service Years
1942 - 1945
MOS
745-Rifleman
Home State
West Virginia
Private

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Airborne Glider BadgeParachutist (Basic)

Location
West Virginia
Feb 01, 1998
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 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
German Grenade Shrapnel Battle of the Bulge
1945
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
1945
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
1945
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
1945
Advance to the Rhine
Description
Before Eisenhower ordered his troops across Germany's traditional boundary, he gave the order to clear the area west of the Rhine River (and south of the Maas and Waal rivers in the Netherlands). The ... More
1945 - 1945
Battle of the Bulge
Description
The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France and Luxembourg o... More
1944 - 1945
HHC, 2nd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
HHC, 2nd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
Rank
Private
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
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Private
1943 - 1945
3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
Rank
Private
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1943 - 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
June 20, 1944, Normandy, 88 MM shrapnel
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
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
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
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
Rank
Private
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
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Private
1943 - 1943
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Sicily Campaign (1943)
Description
(Sicily Campaign 9 July to 17 August 1943) In preparation for the invasion of Sicily the Allies captured the islands in the Sicilian strait, with aerial bombardment forcing the capitulation of Pantell... More
1943 - 1943
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
Description
(Naples-Foggia Campaign 18 Aug 1943-21 Jan 1944 (Air); 9 Sep 1943-21 Jan 1944 (Ground) After Allied bombardment of communications and airfields in Italy, Montgomery crossed the Strait of Messina on 3 ... More
1943 - 1943
Basic Training (Camp Butner, NC)
School
Basic Training (Camp Butner, NC)
1942
Service from 1942

 
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