General Orders of the 7th Armored Division 1944 August-October 1944 (go #34-70)




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Private Stanley A. Dombrowski (Army Serial Number 32228312), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 30 September 1944, in the Heikant Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
Private James E. Douglas (Army Serial Number 36313817), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 5 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Private George W. Hurt (Army Serial Number 38671786), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October 1944, in the Boeimeer Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Texas.
Private Leonard I. Sudenfield (Army Serial Number 31369366), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 11 September 1944, in the St. Privat Area, France. Entered the military service from Massachusetts.
Private Luther L. White (Army Serial Number 34272889), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 6 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Mississippi.
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(GO 64, Hq 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 13 Oct 44, Cont'd)
IX. AWARDS OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (PURPLE HEART): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, in addition to the Purple Heart and Bronze Oak-Leaf Cluster, thereto, previously awarded, a second Bronze Oak-Leaf Cluster is awarded to:
CAPTAIN ROBERT S. KINOSHITA (Army Serial Number 0258299), Medical Corps, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 21 September 1944, in the Lorry Area, France. Entered the military service from Oregon.
By command of MAJOR General SILVESTER:
A. J. ADAMS

Colonel, G.S.C.

Chief of Staff

OFFICIAL:

(signed)

FRANCIS E. CARR

MAJOR, A. G. D.

Adjutant General


DISTRIBUTION "A" (Plus)

1 - CG, 12th Army Group APO 655 (Attn: G-1)

2 - CG, ETOUSA APO 887

3 - TAG (Attn: Awards and Decortaions Branch),

Munitions Bldg, Wash 25 DC

2 - CG, First US Army, Attn: G-1 Misc Sec, APO 230

106 - Miscellaneous Section

1 - Officers' Section

1 - Classification Section
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HEADQUARTERS 7TH ARMORED DIVISION

APO 257, U. S. ARMY /ejb


19 October 1944

GENERAL ORDERS)

: I. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR

NUMBER......65) II. AWARDS OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL

III. AWARD OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (BRONZE STAR MEDAL)

IV. AWARDS OF PURPLE HEART

V. AWARDS OF PURPLE HEART (MISSING IN ACTION)

VI. POSTHUMOUS AWARD OF PURPLE HEART


I. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Circular No. 66, Headquarters First United States Army, 18 May 1944, as amended, the Silver Star is awarded to:
CAPTAIN EMERSON J. WOLFE (Army Serial Number 0316109), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 3 October 1944. Entered the military service from Iowa.
Technician Fifth Grade Michael B. Palys (Army Serial Number 32199562), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 1 October 1944. Entered the military service from New York.
I. AWARDS OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Circular No. 66, Headquarters First United States Army, 18 May 1944, as amended, the Bronze Star Medal is awarded to:
SECOND LIEUTENANT BENJAMIN F. WOLFE (Army Serial Number 01543428), Medical Department, United States Army, for himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 18 September 1944. Entered the military service from Washington.
First Sergeant John P. Courtney (Army Serial Number R-1053646), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, from 2 October 1944 to 5 October 1944. Entered the military service from Washington.
Staff Sergeant Joe W. Davis (Army Serial Number 34186451), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
Staff Sergeant Delvin Reiss (Army Serial Number 37076252), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 23 August 1944. Entered the military service from Missouri.
Staff Sergeant Mario J. Yammarino (Army Serial Number 32120556), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 29 August 1944 to 17 September 1944. Entered the military service from New York.
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Technician Third Grade Paul W. Christman (Army Serial Number 32233846), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 18 September 1944. Entered the military service from New York.
Sergeant Norman L. Fykerude (Army Serial Number 39180860), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Washington.
Sergeant Fred Grant (Army Serial Number 7085617), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
Sergeant (then Corporal) Frank E.Wolfe (Army Serial Number 36037345), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 20 September 1944. Entered the military service from lllinois.
Corporal Domenick Matty (Army Serial Number 33153287), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Technician Fifth Grade William H. Allison (Army Serial Number 34255081), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from North Carolina.
Tcehnician Fifth Grade Morris W. Callahan (Army Serial Number 38374320), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Louisiana.
Private First Class Salvatore Priore (Army Serial Number 32253190), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from New York.
Private First Class Heber A. Silfies (Army Serial Number 33141858), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 18 September 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Private First Class Jay Thompson (Army Serial Number 35273998), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Ohio.
Private First Class Savino Whitehead (Army Serial Number 32249614), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operatiens against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from New Jersey.
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(GO 65, Hq 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 19 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Private Fred A. Cuthbert (Army Serial Number 36711611), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 18 September 1944. Entered the military service from Illinois.
III. AWARD OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (BRONZE STAR MEDAL): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Circular No. 66, Headquarters First United States Army, 18 May 1944, as amended, in addition to the Bronze Star Medal previously awarded, a Bronze Oak-Leaf Cluster is awarded to:
Private First Class James E. Penney, Jr. (Army Serial Number 34189979), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 18 September 1944. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
IV. AWARDS OF PURPLE HEART: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, the Purple Heart is awarded to:
LIEUTENANT COLONEL WILLIAM R. BINKLEY (Army Serial Number 0299967), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the Sambee Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
MAJOR THEODORE L. JOHANSEN (Army Serial Number 0354528), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Connecticut.
MAJOR ROBERT Q. JONES (Army Serial Number 0408580), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Ohio.
FIRST LIEUTENANT GODRDON E. MOORE (Army Serial Number 0449063), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 8 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from North Carolina.
SECOND LIEUTENANT THOMAS T. CURRIE (Army Serial Number 01174548), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 11 September 1944, in the Amanvillers Area, France. Entered the military service from Arkansas.
SECOND LIEUTENANT ROBERT E. DAVID (Army Seriel Number 01012836), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 9 September 1944, in the Silvarge Area, France. Entered the military service from South Carolina.
SECOND LIEUTENANT HERBERT F. MEYER (Army Serial Number 01181958), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
Technical Sergeant Frank J. Sislo (Army Serial Number 6744775), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 8 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Wisconsin.
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(GO 65, Hq 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 19 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Staff Sergeant Lloyd W. Hammond (Army Serial Number 37010674), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Meijel Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Kansas.
Staff Sergeant Wilkinson E. Lavender (Army Serial Number 6645547), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October 1944, in the Boeimeer Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Alabama.
Sergeant Vester Ashmore (Army Serial Number 34273349) Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 7 October 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Alabama.
Sergeant Adam J. Celinka (Army Serial Number 31103366), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 9 October 1944, in the Weert Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Connecticut.
Sergeant Stephen Josephowitch (Army Serial Number 32224959), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 5 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
Sergeant John F. Schuler (Army Serial Number 32319843), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the Heikant Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
Sergeant Joseph M. Veth (Army Serial Number 32199619), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 28 September 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
Corporal Charles W. Lockwood (Army Serial Number 35275236), Medical Department, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Ohio.
Corporal Willie Mays (Army Serial Number 38079547), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 September 1944, in the Metz Area, France. Entered the military service from Texas.
Technician Fifth Grade Morris W. Callahan (Army Serial Number 38374320), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 5 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Louisiana.
Technician Fifth Grade Joseph F. Fantini(Army Serial Number 36054039), Cavalry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 6 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Technician Fifth Grade Loy W. Hartman (Army Serial Number 35380396), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 5 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from West Virginia.
Technician Fifth Grade Irving Siegel (Army Serial Number 32257130), Cavalry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.

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(GO 65, Hq 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 19 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Technician Fifth Grade Marvin E. Watson (Army Serial Number 39198914), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 September 1944, in the Metz Area, France. Entered the military service from Washington.
Technician Fifth Grade Jack R. White (Army Serial Number 34254898), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action On 2 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from North Carolina.
Private First Class William H. Brinkley (Army Serial Number 36053922), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 September 1944, in the Arry Area, France. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Private First Class Arthur A. Cobb (Army Serial Number 16092048), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 16 September 1944. Entered the military service from Wisconsin.
Private First Classo Frank C. Elwart, Jr. (Army Serial Number 36502219), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 7 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Michigan.
Private First Class Albion E. Gilman (Army Serial Number 31200852), Coast Artillery Corps, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Meijel Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Vermont.
Private First Class Samuel Goodman (Army Serial Number 31098321), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Massachusetts.
Private First Class Edwin W. Jacobsen (Army Serial Number 37470052), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 30 Septembar 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Iowa.
Private First Class (then Private) John Kovnesky (Army Serial Number 36241786), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 September 1944, in the Arry Area, France. Entered the military service from Wisconsin.
Private Donald R. Alkire (Army Serial Number 35761590), Cavalry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 7 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from West Virginia.
Private Manuel S. Alvarez (Army Serial Number 39242224), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military servAne from California.
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(GO 65, Hq 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 19 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Private William A. Bennett (Army Serial Number 36224924), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 8 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Wisconsin.
Private Sam J. Bryant (Army Serial Number 14042591), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 September 1944, in the Metz Area, France. Entered the military service from Mississippi.
Private Maxwell E. Clarine (Army Serial Number 37489391), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 12 October, 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Nebraska.
Private John C. Cochran (Army Serial Number 36444978), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 5 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Private James Davis (Army Serial Number 33028272), Quartermaster Corps, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 9 September 1944, in the Jarny Area, France. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Private R. V. Davis (Army Serial Number 34272931), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 2 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Mississippi.
Private Joseph R. Fabrizio (Army Serial Number 42085427), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
Private George W. Ferguson (Army Serial Number 37492215), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 20 September 1944, in the Sillegny Area, France. Entered the military service from Missouri.
Private Frederick S. Hammer (Army Serial Number 12087667), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 5 October 1944, in the Ovorloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
Private Melvin N. Orenstein (Army Serial Number 33803893), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 5 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Private Stanley B. Phol (Army Serial Number 36340954), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 8 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Illinois.
V. AWARDS OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (PURPLE HEART): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, in addition to the Purple Heart previously awarded, a Bronze Oak-Leaf Cluster is awarded to:
FIRST LIEUTENANT LEO SHER (Army Serial Number 0454790), Cavalry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New Jersey.8
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(GO 65, Hq 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 19 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Technical Sergeant Ernest D. Lucadamo, Jr. (Army Serial Number 32159062), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Meijel Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New Jersey.
VI. POSTHUMOUS AWARDD OF PURPLE HEART: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, the Purple Heart is Posthumously awarded to:
Private Charles W. Hodge, Jr. (Army Serial Number 34896731), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October 1944, in the Boeimeer Area, Holland. Entered the military service from North Carolina.
By command of MAJOR General SILVESTER:
A. J. ADAMS

Colonel, G.S.C.

Chief of Staff

OFFICIAL:

(signed)

FRANCIS E. CARR

Lt. Col., A.G.D.

Adjutant General


DISTRIBUTION "A" (Plus)

1 - CG, 12th Army Group APO 655 (Attn: G-1)

2 - CG, ETOUSA APO 887

3 - TAG (Attn: Awards and Decortaions Branch),

Munitions Bldg, Wash 25 DC

2 - CG, First US Army, Attn: G-1 Misc Sec, APO 230

68 - Miscellaneous Section

1 - Officers' Section

1 - Classification Section
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HEADQUARTERS 7TH ARMORED DIVISION

APO 257, U. S. ARMY /ejb


20 October 1944

GENERAL ORDERS)

:

NUMBER......66)


I. AWARDS OF COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE: Under the provisions of War Department Circular No. 186, 11 May 1944, the Combat Infantryman Badge is awarded for exemplary conduct in action against the enemy, to the following named O and EM, present and former members, orgns as indicated.

WOLF

HQ

MAJ JOHANSEN, THEODORE L, 0 354 538 Inf Sgt Lobien, Howard 33 136 865

CAPT GARRETTE, LYLE N, 0 363 835 Inf Tec 4 Monaldo, Joseph J 32 227 849

CAPT WINDELL, JACK R, 0 352 184 Inf Pfc Smegoski, Jacob A 32 214 377

1ST LT POPE, FREDERICK A, 01 289 795 Inf Tec 5 Collette, Donald L 36 706 235

M Sgt Roarty, Robert C 36 706 141 Tec 5 Cunningham, James H 34 192 077

T Sgt Fett, Walter W 36 036 699 Tec 5 Lent, Wallace E 32 253 236

T Sgt Schobert, Arthur J 36 078 121 Pfc Ferrante, Angelo 32 249 981

T Sgt Schrader, Farnum T 37 071 599
HQ CO

S Sgt Daniels, Owen 34 258 416 Tec 5 Broring, Harold C 35 111 723

S Sgt Hesse, Arnold W 37 046 274 Tec 5 Cornwell, Joel M 34 263 737

S Sgt Morrow, Harold R 37 190 825 Tec 5 Dotson, Darrell B 15 114 306

S Sgt Fitch, Harry C 31 070 190 Tec 5 Faulkner, Jasper F 34 192 162

Sgt Funk, Virgil W 37 070 325 Tec 5 Ford, Harold W 32 214 713

Sgt Hammond, Charles A 6 659 899 Tec 5 Tanner, Arthur 35 044 877

Sgt Hicks, Harry E 35 274 031 Tec 5 Turcotte, Rodolphe E 32 214 594

Sgt Hurst, David P 34 263 771 Pfc Clark, Prentis C 34 191 065

Sgt King, Virgil M 14 095 133 Pfc Green, John A 33 827 874

Sgt Moffitt, William C Jr 19 083 292 Pfc McNemar, Howard 35 264 984

Sgt Watts, Wilbur F 37 185 516 Pfc Seagraves, James A 35 431 502

Sgt Zellner, Donald H 33 136 845 Pfc VanCleave, Hbmer 35 450 372

Tec 4 Takacs, James J 35 284 660 Pvt Baran, Walter J 36 706 751

Tec 4 Whalen, James R 32 213 495 Pvt Chandler, Stoy H, Jr 34 830 695

Cpl Matteo, James E 33 143 836 Pvt Fretwell, Charles F 16 033 858

Cpl Nabors, Janes L 35 284 614 Pvt Hamill, Paul 42 086 495

Cp1 Prosk, Wasil 32 298 701 Pvt Johnson, Vincent A 35 400 079

Cpl Wyngarden, Gilbert 36 706 089 Pvt McChristian, William E 15 114 841

Tec 5 Barbee, Carl B 34 253 691 Pvt Mihalik, Emory A 35 500 262

Pvt Raphiel, Nathinal M 14 080 185
CO A

1ST LT HUNT, ARTHUR W 01 322 865 Inf S Sgt Duncan, Alvin R 20 845 456

1ST LT STIER, HUGH A 0 460 471 Inf S Sgt Edens, Harry 0, Jr 34 253 067

2D LT ANDERSON, WALLACE W 0 536 621 Inf S Sgt Leuthner, Carl 32 227 448

2D LT BURNS, GERALD 01 015 459 Inf S Sgt Mears, Daniel V 14 022 412

2D LT HICKS, AMP F, JR 0 533 904 Inf S Sgt Mindlar, Casimir J 36 037 649

S Sgt Coryer, Bernard 32 227 901 S Sgt Redlick, William 36 169 254

S Sgt Cosgrove, Harold K 32 226 199 S Sgt Staglino, Thomas R 33 136 410

S Sgt Davis, Robert D 35 264 502 S Sgt Stout, Harry A 35 266 005

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(GO 66, Hq 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 20 Oct 44, Cont'd)
WOLF

CO A

S Sgt Sarno, Michael J 33 199 247 Pfc Sturman, John P 36 056 869

S Sgt Zwahlen, Earnest 33 077 871 Pfc Tokar, John, Jr 36 169 335

Sgt Berry, Edgar E 34 254 826 Pfc Wiatrowski, Walter A 37 174 691

Sgt Brouthers, James A 32 227 784 Pvt Blindeman, Meyer E 38 072 018

Sgt Long, William R 34 254 463 Pvt Brauchle, Otto A 32 980 429

Sgt Peterson, Henry C 32 249 856 Pvt Butler, James E 33 749 442

Sgt Riggs, Joseph H 14 119 715 Pvt Chiarvalli, Armand 36 169 801

Sgt Valentine, Glenn E 14 121 389 Pvt Ellison, Keppy 34 192 148

Sgt Zunk, Richard K 35 327 670 Pvt Hutson, Charlie 14 032 303

Tec 4 Bone, James N 38 079 587 Pvt Leavitt, Herbert F, Jr 11 052 483

Tec 4 Cruce, James E 14 038 342 Pvt Loehr, Adolph H 32 257 357

Tec 4 Fareio, George A 32 253 100 Pvt Overcast, John C 34 192 485

Cpl McCraine, Edward H, Jr 34 138 812 Pvt Robertson, Freddie L 34 253 536

Cpl Schenck, Ralph R 36 235 017 Pvt Scungio, Joseph 31 384 834

Pfc Krzesica, Walter L 36 706 327 Pvt Spurgeon, Harry J 35 897 180

Pfc Lovetro, Louis 32 140 241 Pvt Werth, Wesley H 37 485 242

Pfc Piga, John E 32 227 542


CO B

1ST LT KEW, STEPHEN M 0 441 672 Inf Tec 4 Matern, Francis W 36 313 892

T Sgt Ryan, Kenneth J 37 032 729 Cpl Bartolomucci, William S 35 400 433

S Sgt Armbruster, Daniel C 35 300 277 Cpl Biniecki, Leo B 32 253 245

S Sgt Bernhardt, Elwood J 36 053 908 Cpl Brockman, Henry A 024 620

S Sgt Pullock, Clyde C 14 017 437 Cpl Dugas, Fred 14 058 931

S Sgt Kiger, James A 34 254 878 Tec 5 Barnett, John T 36 037 027

S Sgt Koonce, Junius H 34 253 584 Tec 5 Carbohn, James K 33 148 826

S Sgt Koulos, William S 36 313 784 Tec 5 Cutts, Robert 13 054 939

S Sgt Mathiason, Emery J 37 046 356 Tec 5 Dahmer, William H 15 076 439

S Sgt Missildine, Garland D 38 041 927 Tec 5 Duncan, James A 32 299 003

S Sgt Novinska, Aloysius C 36 211 507 Tec 5 Euart, David C 34 204 713

S Sgt Porter, Edmond A 36 313 500 Tec 5 Slawinski, John L 12 076 903

S Sgt Shepherd, Willie S 34 273 l05 Tec 5 Zebracki, Walter J 36 167 281

S Sgt Smith, Walter G 34 254 647 Pfc Adams, Blane J 37 204 116

S Sgt Sutter, Martin R 35 013 854 Pfc Carroll, Jesse W 34 499 244

S Sgt Tussey, Arthur W 36 042 996 Pfc Chierichella, Patrick J, Jr 32 339 791

Sgt Austin, Harry E 32 231 770 Pfc Dotson, James V, Jr 38 057 088

Sgt Curtis, Robert M 14 015 504 Pfc English, Joseph A 33 162 649

Sgt Darknell, Samuel J 36 167 993 Pfc Gallegos, Joe A 38 148 783

Sgt Hodges, Henry E, Jr 14 062 900 Pfc Gilbert, Roscoe M 35 353 742

Sgt Mora, Ignatius G 36 167 429 Pfc Morris, Edward R 14 062 921

Sgt Owens, Willard W 36 053 726 Pfc Rasmussen, Roy H 37 278 797

Tec 4 Clifford, LeRoy C 33 153 587 Pfc White, Dale 35 425 347

Tec 4 Coonrod, Floyd L 36 169 577 Pvt Bogatz, David 32 248 222

Tec 4 Komray, Raymond L 36 167 856


CO C

S Sgt Altoff, Paul E 13 007 417 Sgt Brown, Cecil O 34 254 248

S Sgt Jackson, Lenard J 14 017 099 Sgt Farrar, Loyal 34 138 473

S Sgt Szypka, Chester J 35 328 336 Sgt Werner, Morris 32 257 128

S Sgt Tesan, Victor 32 206 654 Tec 4 Barber, Raymond R 33 162 201

S Sgt Tucker, John M 34 230 855 Tec 4 Biddix, Oscar C 34 255 052


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(GO 66, Hq 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 20 Oct 44, Cont'd)
WOLF
CO C

Tec 4 DcFazio, Ernest W 32 253 226 Tec 5 Mullan, William S 33 155 079

Cpl Bretschneider, George 33 155 167 Tec 5 OlSo, Delmer C 35 264 926

Cp1 Bridges, Dean 6 669 965 Tec 5 Scott, Alex J 34 138 530

Cpl Kowalczyk, Edmund C 32 253 257 Tec 5 Spencer, George E 36 199 698

Tec 5 Alessi, Casper 36 042 898 Tec 5 Stalkman, Frank D 34 273 414

Tec 5 Bell, Herbert H 14 068 692 Tec 5 Steverson, Robert B 34 138 662

Tec 5 Bouchard, Joseph A 32 253 280 Tec 5 Sykes, Bonnie E 34 254 421

Tec 5 Bratt, Floyd A 32 253 280 Tec 5 Szudarek, Stanley J 35 273 877

Tec 5 Case, Sam 34 272 641 Tec 5 Wilmer, Luther B 32 207 100

Tec 5 Coates, Ivan R 34 254 692 Pfc Arrigo, Frank C 32 253 092

Tec 5 Crowley, Thomas, Jr 32 206 896 Pfc Baier, Herman S 35 264 981

Tec 5 Gertz, Thaddeus V 32 253 288 Pfc Basnett, Harley 35 265 013

Tec 5 Ham, Willie 34 138 510 Pfc Carver, Robert H 38 079 917

Tec 5 Hancock, Woodrow 13 061 966 Pfc Cimino, Dominic 31 063 914

Tec 5 Hessart, Edward C 13 055 043 Pfc DeLaughter, Herman 34 138 498

Tec 5 Hildebrand, Donald E 33 153 096 Pfc Erickson, Arnold C 32 253 349

Tec 5 Horton, Joseph S 34 138 453 Pfc Faskey, Adam A 36 181 179

Tec 5 Howard, Osmond H 32 253 353 Pfc Gotta, Dominic C 32 253 290

Tec 5 Lanker, Walter E 33 148 737 Pfc Gwin, Harry C, Jr 13 067 403

Tec 5 Moore, Elbert B 34 138 763
SV CO

CAPT MITCHELL, WILLIAM A 01 283 110 Inf Tec 5 Bogdol, Bernard 12 047 551

1ST LT DENIS, PAUL A 01 323 060 Inf Tec 5 Eckstein, Ernest J 37 124 911

CWO SOWERS, LAWRENCE L W2 119 787 NMB Pfc Berryman, Robert H 36 706 204

Tec 4 Cangialosi, Carmelo 32 214 l09
WORSE

HQ

Tec 4 Paladino, Michael D 32 209 459 Tec 5 Lepor, Joseph 31 064 605

Tec 4 Peterman, Pat H 34 138 794
HQ CO

T Sgt Mixon, Robert S 14 016 508 Cpl Gritis, Peter 16 105 656

T Sgt Scuderi, Samuel D 33 138 222 Cpl Solarz, Joseph W 36 706 205

T Sgt Towler, Ray A 35 104 479 Tec 5 Kolton, Nicholas 32 249 907

T Sgt Vess, Gudger G 34 254 017 Pfc Bartosik, Carl S 16 146 363

S Sgt Phillips, Howard J 34 254 831 Pfc Eowon, Vincent J 32 299 055

Sgt Malley, James A 32 225 365 Pfc Bridges, William S 36 588 874

Sgt Martin Ayres 11 047 869 Pfc Megna, Gaetano C 31 064 409

Sgt Varing, Arville T 31 409 657 Pfc Topor, John M 32 233 457
CO A

T Sgt Brown, Harold P 34 139 086 S Sgt Filidore, Laurence J 32 249 739

T Sgt Oanes, Orville G 36 213 465 S Sgt Fink, Clarence A 36 621 209

T Sgt Megonnell, William S 33 149 088 S Sgt Kutchka, Kolle 38 074 506

S Sgt Baresh, Vaclav 38 094 938 S Sgt Moody, Amos A 34 255 079

S Sgt Carruth, D L 34 681 171 S Sgt Nickelsen, Richard E 36 363 640

S Sgt Eickhoff, Earl J 39 605 733 Sgt Balunas, Benedict B 32 249 959

S Sgt Eleccion, Marcelino G 32 246 958 Sgt Banda, Manuel 18 103 048


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WORSE

CO A

Sgt Bonin, James J 38 264 785 Pfc Ewalt, Graham T 35 450 482

Sgt Chieppo, Anthony A 31 087 513 Pfc Gomez, Guadalupe 38 090 088

Sgt Kohler, Charles L 33 898 102 Pfc Grove, Ernest P 33 148 703

Sgt Sisk, Julius C 34 254 016 Pfc Lowmaster, George 13 067 426

Cpl Obsheatz, George 33 161 714 Pfc Morales, Paul M 38 155 360

Cpl Temples, Hubert 34 230 942 Pfc Powell, James G 34 254 380

Tec 5 Robinson, Henry C 14 080 034 Pfc Rector, Clarence C 34 254 942

Pfc Beaty, Samuel L 38 079 323 Pfc Scolaro, John C 34 240 397

Pfc Bundy, Charles M 35 400 091 Pfc Slezak, George 32 276 272

Pfc Evans, Charles 32 257 064
CO B

T Sgt DeGoey, John 36 213 245 Pfc Finke, George C 12 076886

S Sgt Sarpen, Oscar 32 252 931 Pfc Foster, Hugh J 34 272 674

S Sgt Galloway, Kenneth A 14 092 593 Pfc Hopkins, Floyd D 35 917 950

S Sgt Hively, Burley H 33 190 544 Pfc Kazlauskas, John P 32 249 696

S Sgt Scarlata, Joseph 32 247 330 Pfc Konigsberg, Harry F 32 249 880

Sgt Schmitz, Elmer J, Jr 33 138 741 Pfc Morris, Charles V 42 078 939

Cpl Tayse, William P 34 254 928 Pfc Padian, Luke J 32 249 837

Tec 5 Evans, William E 13 051 163 Pfc Palladino, Anthony 35 309 651

Pfc Chudzicki, Joseph L 35 353 868 Pfc Sabat, John L 32 253 304

Pfc Clouse, Albert D 33 148 433 Pfc Staley, Frank K 33 153 491

Pfc Cox, Leslie E 6 275 642 Pfc Steadman, George V 32 138 661

Pfc Cox, Lowell A 35 478 580 Pfc Troutman, William T 34 255 096

Pfc DeMarco, Philip S 32 257 190 Pfc Wilson, John E 34 255 076

Pfc Diamanti, Joseph 33 141 784 Pvt Mickus, Paul 36 023 406

Pfc Dombrowski, Stanley A 32 228 312


CO C

1st Sgt Hobson, Loys J 14 016 128 Tec 5 McGrath, Thomas D 32 214 387

T Sgt Bost, Phillips E 15 101 354 Tec 5 Morgan, Radcliff M 36 433 236

T Sgt Clark, Lonnie V 38 043 843 Pfc Campbell, Grady 37 103 588

S Sgt Bivens, Hubert 34 190 911 Pfc Furman, Howard C 36 314 273

S Sgt Bunomo, Lawrence F 32 342 153 Pfc Kress, Louis F, Jr 36 706 201

S Sgt Campbell, Lincoln E 31 216 328 Pfc Messing, Harold 32 298 717

S Sgt Gaudet, Charley Jr 38 264 718 Pfc Morgan, Bennie 34 272 557

S Sgt Hamby Gilbert W 34 191 095 Pfc Pitman, Alex H 34 191 019

S Sgt Ivey, Ben F 34 262 947 Pfc Skaggs, Farris L 38 517 107

S Sgt Johnson, Andrew T 34 263 957 Pfc Strzelecki, Charles S 35 285 954

S Sgt Jones, Guy N 34 192 473 Pfc Usner, Joseph J 38 498 425

S Sgt King, Clarence E 34 263 611 Pfc Yarbrough, Paul H 38 043 163

S Sgt Kloczak, Stephen B 31 013 303 Pvt Carey, Raymond 32 249 706

S Sgt Roselli, Louis H 36 146 326 Pvt Ellison, Grady C 34 273 276

Sgt Harper, Homer H 34 192 126 Pvt Guitron, Trinidad 34 090 232

Sgt Vinson, James H 34 254 975 Pvt Linborry, Leaster L 34 254 337

Sgt Nolan, Raymond J 36 705 987


SV CO

S Sgt Eck, Andrew J 33 182 036 Pfc Hamilton, Henry R 35 284 672

S Sgt Lydiksen, Donald B 11 064 836 Pfc Stinos, Raymond R 35 450 406

Tec 5 Cox, John P 32 209 375 Pvt. Keough, Joseph F 31 064 538

Tec 5 Marcinkus, Ben F 36 814 219
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(GO 66, Hq 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 20 Oct 44, Cont'd)
II. POSTHUMOUS AWARDS OF COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE: Under the provisions of War Department Circular No. 186, 11 May 1944, the Combat Infantryman Badge is posthumously awarded, for exemplary conduct in action against the enemy, to the following EM:
S Sgt Egan, Richard J 32 249 986 S Sgt Gault George R 35 353 794

Pvt Francis, Bill 35 772 176


III. AWARD OF COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE: Under the provisions of War Department Circular No. 186, 11 May 1944, the Combat Infantryman Badge is awarded, for exemplary conduct in action against the enemy, to the following named EM, missing in action:
Pfc Henson, Martin L 35 456 434
By command of MAJOR General SILVESTER:
A. J. ADAMS

Colonel, G.S.C.

Chief of Staff

OFFICIAL:

(signed)

FRANCIS E. CARR

Lt. Col., A.G.D.

Adjutant General


DISTRIBUTION "A" (Plus)

1 - CG, 12th Army Group APO 655 (Attn: G-1)

2 - CG, ETOUSA APO 887

3 - TAG Munitions Bldg, Wash 25 DC

(Attn: Awards and Decorations Branch)

2 - CG, Ninth US Army, APO 339 (Attn: G-1 Misc Sec)

331 - Miscellaneous Section

1 - Officers' Section

1 - Classification Section

1 - Finance Section


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R E S T R I C T E D
HEADQUARTERS 7TH ARMORED DIVISION

APO 257, U. S. ARMY /ejb


GENERAL ORDERS) 26 October 1944

: I. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR

NUMBER......67) II. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR (MISSING IN ACTION)

III. AWARDS OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL

IV. POSTHUMOUS AWARD OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL

V. AWARDS OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL (MISSING IN ACTION)

VI. AWARDS OF AIR MEDAL

VII. AWARDS OF PURPLE HEART

VIII. AWARDS OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (PURPLE HEART)

IX. RECISSION


I. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Silver Star is awarded to:
CAPTAIN JOHN E. IRLAND (Army Serial Number 0343069), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in France, on 21 September 1944. Entered the military service from Illinois.
CAPTAIN MORTIMER D. PIER (Army Serial Number 01012280), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 4 October 1944. Entered the military service from New York.
Technical Sergeant Wallace Leach (Army Serial Number 33235297), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 7 October 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Staff Sergeant Andrew T. Johnson (Army Serial Number 34263957), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from Alabama.
Staff Sergeant Clarence E. King (Army Serial Number 34263611), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from Georgia.
Staff Sergeant (then Sergeant) Claude R. Paul (Army Serial Number 34179204), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from North Carolina.
Sergeant (then Private First Class) Maynard G. Sexton (Army Serial Number 34190796), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
Private James E. Douglas (Army Serial Number 36313817), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 5 October 1944. Entered the military service from Illinois.
II. AWARD OF SILVER STAR (MISSING IN ACTION): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 64, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Silver Star is awarded to the following named enlisted man,(Missing in Action):
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Corporal Bennie J. Kuykendall (Army Serial Number 38516376), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from Arkansas.
III. AWARDS OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL: By Direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended and Memorandum No. 34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Bronze Star Medal is awarded to:
COLONEL ANDREW J. ADAMS (ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 018579),General Staff Corps, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 10 August 1944 to 15 October 1944. Entered the United States Military Academy from Alabama.
LIEUTENANT COLONEL JOHN P. OLIVER (Army Serial Number 0274223), Judge Advocate General Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 10 August 1944 to 15 September 1944. Entered the military service from California.
Staff Sergeant (then Private First Class) Charley Gaudet, Jr. (Army Serial Number 38264718), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from Louisiana.
Staff Sergeant Norman A. Holt (Army Serial Number 13072759), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 14 August 1944 to 6 September 1944. Entered the military service from Maryland.
Staff Sergeant (then Sergeant) Delmar G. Thornton (Army Serial Number 36036602), Infantry, United States Army. For distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Sergeant Lee A. Hagberg (Army Serial Number 37492264), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 14 August 1944 to 6 September 1944. Entered the military service from Missouri.
Sergeant (then Private First Class) Emil F. Perna (Army Serial Number 32214324), Infantry United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from New York.
Sergeant (then Private First Class) James H. Vinson (Army Serial Number 34254975), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from North Carolina.

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Corporal (then Private) Eugene C. Dakin, Jr. (Army Serial Number 14026789), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 21 September 1944. Entered the military service from Louisiana.
Private First Class Irvin R. Christianson (Army Serial Number 36257140), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from Wisconsin.
Private First Class (then Private) Joseph Zorick (Army Serial Number 35895413, Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 18 September 1944. Entered the military service from Indiana.
Private Leaster L. Linberry (Army Serial Number 34254337), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from North Carolina.
Private Alvin S. Mittle9 (Army Serial Number 33509044), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on October 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
IV. POSTHUMOUS AWARD OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 34, Headquarters, Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, the Bronze Star Medal is posthumously awarded to:
Private James T. Payne (Army Serial Number 36168087), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from Michigan.
V. AWARDS OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL (MISSING IN ACTION): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45 as amended, and Memorandum No.34, Headquarters, Ninth United States Army. 8 September 1944, as amended, the Bronze Star Medal is awarded to the following named enlisted men, (Missing in Action):
Sergeant Vernon L. Rettig (Army Serial Number 37071563), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from Iowa.
Private Davis W. Rimes (Army Serial Number 34138728), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 17 August 1944. Entered the military service from Mississippi.
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VI. AWARDS OF AIR MEDAL: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum Mo. 34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Air Medal is awarded to:
FIRST LIEUTENANT CHARLES I. ALTON (Army Serial Number 0462810), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 10 August 1944 to 11 September 1944. Entered the military service from Alabama.
FIRST LIEUTENANT GORDON E. MOORE (Army Serial Number 0449063), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 10 August 1944 to 31 August 1944. Entered the military service from North Carolina.
FIRST LIEUTENANT LUTHER SUMTER (Army Serial Number 01178002), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 28 August 1944. Entered the military service from Oklahoma.
SECOND LIEUTENANT (then Staff Sergeant) EUGENE DAVIS(Army Serial Number 01996425), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium, and Holland, from 11 August 1944 to 3 October 1944. Entered the military service from Oklahoma.10
Staff Sergeant Deward E. Leighton (Army Serial Number 18129056), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 10 August 1944 to 30 August 1944. Entered the military service from Oklahoma.
Staff Sergeant Epifanio Vasquez (Army serial Number 38069652), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 10 August 1944 to 30 September 1944. Entered the military service from Texas.
VII. AWARDS OF PURPLE HEART: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, the Purple Heart is awarded to:
Staff Sergeant William M. Lipscomb (Army Serial Number 37010847), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Moijol Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Kansas.
Technical Fifth Grade William H. Dahmer (Army Serial Number 15076439), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 2 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the military service from West Virginia.
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Private First Class Dominic J. Rubino (Army Serial Number 36706162), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 17 August 1944, in the Leves Ares, France. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Private First Class Clyde P. Neal (Army Serial Number, 37062512, Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Asten Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Arkansas.
Private John A. Strelec (Army Serial. Number 32249817), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 30 September 1944, in the Leisel Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New Jersey.
VII. AWARDS OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (PURPLE HEART): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, in addition to the Purple Heart previously awarded, a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster is awarded to:
CAPTAIN JOHN S. MACE (Army Serial Number 0414381), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 16 August 1944, in the Leves Area, France. Entered the military service from South Carolina.
Private Willie M. Garnett (Army Serial Number 34263614), Medical Department, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 1 October 1944, in the St. Antonis Area, Holland. Entered the Military service from Georgia.
IX. RESCISSION: So much of Section V, General Orders No. 65, this Headquarters, c.s., as pertains to the awarding of the Oak-Leaf Cluster (Purple Heart) to: "FIRST LIEUTENANT LEO SHER (Army Serial Number 0454790), Cavalry," is rescinded.
By command of MAJOR General SILVESTER:
A. J. ADAMS

Colonel, G.S.C.

Chief of Staff

OFFICIAL:

(signed)

FRANCIS E. CARR

Lt. Col., A.G.D.

Adjutant General


DISTRIBUTION "A" (Plus)

1 - CG, 12th Army Group APO 655 (Attn: G-1)

2 - CG, ETOUSA, APO 887 (Attn: Awards & Decorations Branch, AG Mil Personnel)

3 - TAG Munitions Bldg, Wash 25 DC

(Attn: Awards and Decorations Branch)

1 - CG, Ninth US Army, APO 339 (Attn: G-1 Misc Sec)

36 - Miscellaneous Section

1 - Officers' Section

1 - Classification Section
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HEADQAURTER 7TH ARMORED DIVISION

APO 257, U.S. Army /ejb

27 October 1944

GENERAL ORDERS)

:

NUMBER......68)


I. AWARDS OF COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE: Under the provisions of War Department Circular No. 186, 11 May 1944, the Combat Infantryman Barge is awarded, for exemplary conduct in action against the enemy, to the following named O and EM, present and former members 38th Armd Inf Bn:


1ST LT ALL, James B, O 349 369 Inf

1st Sgt Lynch, Michael J 13 070 059

T Sgt Bartosz, Michael J 36 054 104

T Sgt Lucadamo Ernest D, Jr 32 159 062

T Sgt Tognetti, Louis R 34 192 434

S Sgt Badzik, Emil J 13 057 629

S Sgt Bolden, Harold E 34 262 579

S Sgt Bridie, Jack M 14 010 497

S Sgt Cook, Waldo E 37 190 891

S Sgt DelPrincipe, Vincent Jr 33 153 255

S Sgt Dry, Paul B 34 254 461

S Sgt Duby, Michael 13 056 239

S Sgt Gano, Harold R 35 305 650

S Sgt Slusarski, Louis E 36 228 435

Sgt Bender, Joseph J 33 172 454

Sgt Brothers, Harry F 33 153 219

Sgt Cate, William D 34 499 234

Sgt Cheesman, Thomas J 32 264 737

Sgt Johnson, Fred 35 265 984

Tec 4 St Clair, George A 33 153 241

Tec 5 Abbott, Harold B 34 499 444

Tec 5 Baker, Lipscomb 36 313 872

Tec 5 Becker, Clarence A 36 706 578

Tec 5 Carroll, John M 37 280 143

Tec 5 Dailey, Lyle H 36 234 848

Tec 5 Dyer, Dewey 14 043 914

Tec 5 Ellsworth, James L 33 153 331

Tec 5 Freeman, Willard H 34 255 068

Tec 5 Gess, Harold W 39 309 550

Tec 5 Golba, Leonard V 35 11 625

Tec 5 Heitzman, Leo W 37 196 201

Tec 5 Lipsky, Mike J 33 153 472

Tec 5 Melton, Howard R 14 095 109

Tec 5 Miller, George T 32 213 538

Tec 5 Riley, Paul G 036 867 123

Tec 5 Walkington, Howard D 36 611 604

Pfc Anderson, Jesse L 34 499 277

Pfc Buechel, Jerome H 37 195 963

Pfc Chase, William M 34 499 072

Pfc Dziczek, Henry P 31 077 713

Pfc Georgeson, John W 32 233 910

Pfc Harris, Walter R 34 254 395

Pfc Hays, Hugh F 36 706 641

Pfc Lee, Charles R 35 400 097

Pfc Loveday, Roy L 34 498 571

Pfc Makson, Eddie 32 284 048

Pfc Marasco Paul 32 346 410

Pfc Menite, Joseph J 32 199 297

Pfc Ploetz, William H 36 706 104

Pfc Rego, Benjamin C 36 234 793

Pfc Sloop, William N 34 254 356

Pfc Stauffer, Elmer E 34 155 100

Pvt Allen, Bryan I 35 425 379

Pvt Bush, Harold M 34 264 259

Pvt Canterbury, Charles 35 425 469

Pvt Carlyle, George 34 254 095

Pvt DeRosa, Dominick J 42 008 381

Pvt Gonas, John I 35 300 421

Pvt Misquez, Carlos B 39 840 339

Pvt Nelson, Charles N 34 196 365

Pvt Rochette, Charles E 31 369 588

Pvt Rogues, Ernest 31 117 062

Pvt Salters, Cecil 34 273 163

Pvt Shandor, Stephen 33 172 507

Pvt Sokolowsky, Leo G 36 706 140

Pvt Timmons, Robert R 39 340 774

Pvt Vince, James R 35 226 673

Pvt Weber, Anthony W 36 620 933

S Sgt Pressler, James M 33 148 537

II. AWARDS OF COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE: Under the provisions of War Department Circular No. 186, 11 May 1944, the Combat Infantryman Barge is awarded, for exemplary conduct in action against the enemy, to the following named EM, missing in action:


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T Sgt Haney, Henry M 20 846 940

S Sgt French, Charles M 6 938 879

S Sgt Paschall, Curtis L 34 192 500

Sgt Marcus, Edward 32 298 947

Sgt Pelto, Leland C 36 234 747

Pvt Majerczyk, Stanley F 36 706 076

Pvt Waters, Joseph F 34 254 681

By command of General SILVESTER:


A. J. ADAMS

Colonel, G.S.C.

Chief of Staff
Official:

(signed)


FRANCIS E. CARR

Lt. Col., A.G.D.

Adjutant General
DISTRIBUTION "A" (Plus)

1 - CG, 12th Army Gp, APO 655 (Attn: G-1)

2 - CG, ETOUSA APO 887 (Attn: Awards & Decorations Branch, AG Mil Pers)

3 - TAG, Munitions Bldg, Wash 25 DC (Attn: Awards and Decorations Branch)

1 - CG, Ninth US Army, APO 339 (Attn: Awards & Decorations Branch, AG-M)

1 - Miscellaneous Section

1 - Officers' Section

1 - Classification Section

1 - Finance Section

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HEADQUARTERS 7TH ARMORED DIVISION

APO 257, U. S. ARMY /ejb

28 October 1944
GENERAL ORDERS) I. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR

: II. AWARD OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (SILVER STAR)

NUMBER......69) III. AWARD OF SILVER STAR (MISSING IN ACTION)

IV. AWARDS OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL



V. AWARD OF AIR MEDAL
I. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 34, headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Silver Star is awarded to:
Technical Sergeant John C. DeGoey (Army Serial Number 36213245), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in France, on 17 September 1944. Entered the military service from Wisconsin.
Staff Sergeant Robert D. Mask (Army Serial Number 34576287), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, from 3 October 1944 to 5 October 1944. Entered the military service from Georgia.
Technician Fourth Grade Alexander Bloom (Army Serial Number 36042660), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, from 30 September 1944 to 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Private Richard P. Williamson (Army Serial Number 39709040), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in France, on 17 September 1944. Entered the military service from California.
II. AWARD OF OAK LEAF CLUSTER (SILVER STAR): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, in addition to the Silver Star previously awarded, a Bronze Oak-Leaf Cluster is awarded to:
SECOND LIEUTENANT GEORGE K. TANHAM (Army serial Number 0528841), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry inaction in Holland, from 3 October 1944 to 5 October 1944. Entered the military service from New Jersey.
III. AWARD OF SILVER STAR (MISSING IN ACTION): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 34, Headquarters, Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Silver Star is awarded to the following named Enlisted man, (Missing in Action):
Staff Sergeant Joseph J. Ferrari (Army Serial Number 32249728), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
IV. AWARDS OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No.34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, and amended, the Bronze Star Medal is awarded to:
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FIRST LIEUTENANT CLARENCE E. SPRAGUE (Army Serial Number 01173790), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 7 September 1944. Entered the military service from Maine.
FIRST LIEUTENANT LEROY WEBB (Army Serial Number 01057302), Coast Artillery Corps, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 14 October 1944. Entered the military service from South Carolina.
First Sergeant Ralph J. Hepfler (Army Serial Number 36213202), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 17 September 1944. Entered The military service from Wisconsin.
Technical Sergeant Albert J. Bepersti (Army Serial Number 33346231), Coast Artillery Corps, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 26 June 1944 to 13 October 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Staff Sergeant (then Sergeant) Hubert Rivens (Army Serial Number 34190911), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 2 October 1944. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
Staff Sergeant Francis J. Carr (Army Serial Number 33028062), Coast Artillery Corps, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 26 June to 14 October 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Sergeant Thomas J. Bass, Jr. (Army Serial Number 32696541), Coast Artillery Corps, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 26 June 1944 to 14 October 1944. Entered the military service from New York.
Corporal (then Private) Ralph L. Phillips (Army Serial Number 34577106), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 1 October 1944. Entered the military service from Georgia.
Technician Fifth Grade Stanley W. Kowalczyk (Army Serial Number 33153465), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 18 September 1944 to 20 September 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
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(GO 69, Hq, 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 28 OCT 44, Cont'd)
Technician Fifth Grade Willard H. Schultz (Army Serial Number 36060415),Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 21 September 1944. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Private First Class Charles Starinsky (Army Serial Number 33153654), Medical Department, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 18 September 1944 to 20 September 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Private George A. Bailey (Army Serial Number 34263804), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from Alabama.
V. AWARD OF AIR MEDAL: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, and amended, the Air Medal is awarded to:
FIRST LIEUTENANT KENNETH N. KETTENRING (Army Serial Number 0405600), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 10 August 1944 to 12 October 1944. Entered the military service from Illinois.
By command of MAJOR General SILVESTER:
A. J. ADAMS

Colonel, G.S.C.

Chief of Staff

OFFICIAL:

(signed)

FRANCIS E. CARR

Lt. Col., A.G.D.

Adjutant General


DISTRIBUTION "A" (Plus)

1 - CG, 12th Army Gp, APO 655 (Attn: G-1)

2 - CG, ETOUSA, APO 887 (Attn: Awards & Decorations Branch, AG Mil Personnel)

3 – TAG, Munitions Bldg, Wash 25 DC (Attn: Awards and Decorations Branch)

1 - CG, Ninth US Army, APO 339 (Attn: G-1 Misc Sec)

22 - Miscellaneous Section

1 - Officers' Section

1 - Classification Section

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HEADQUARTERS 7TH ARMORED DIVISION

APO 257, U.S.ARMY /ejb


31 October 1944
GENERAL ORDERS)

: I. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR

NUMBER......70) II. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR (MISSING IN ACTION)

III. AWARDS OF BRONZE MEDAL

IV. AWARDS OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (BRONZE STAR MEDAL)

V. AWARD OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL (MISSING IN ACTION)

VI. AWARDS OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (AIR MEDAL)

VII. AWARDS OF PURPLE HEART

VIII. AWARD OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (PURPLE HEART)

IX. AWARDS OF PURPLE HEART (MISSING IN ACTION)


I. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 35, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Silver Star is awarded to:
LIEUTENANT COLONEL EDWARD T. McCONNELL (Army Serial Number 021996), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in France, on 26 August 1944. Entered the United States Military Academy from North Carolina.
CAPTAIN JOHN E. KENNEDY, JR (Army Serial Number 024659), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in France, on 18 and 19 September 1944. Entered the United States Military Academy from Louisiana.
Staff Sergeant Rufus C. Hansard (Army Serial Number 38043627), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 4 October 1944. Entered the military service from Texas.
Private First Class Dentton11 C. Stroud (Army Serial Number 34280789), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in Holland, on 4 October 1944. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
II. AWARDS OF SILVER STAR (MISSING IN ACTION): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Silver Star is awarded to the following named enlisted men, (missing in Action):
Corporal Walter R. Gouak (Army Serial Number 33172464), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in France, on 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Private Charles H. Bufkin (Army Serial Number 34139643), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by gallantry in action in France, on 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from Mississippi.
III. AWARDS OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum Mo. 34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Bronze Star Medal is awarded to:
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LEIUTENANT COLONEL CLYDE A. KELTNER (Army Serial Number 0272255), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 10 August 1944 to 31 October 1944. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
CAPTAIN (CHAPLAIN) ALFRED B. CLAUS (Army Serial Number 0406970), United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium, and Holland, from 10 August 1944 to 31 October 1944. Entered the military service from Missouri.
CAPTAIN FERNAND J. B. HAMEL (Army Serial Number 0444516), Dental Corps, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 20 August 1944 to 8 September 1944. Entered the military service from Massachusetts.
FIRST LIEUTENANT WILBUR L. EAST, JR (Army Serial Number 0410761), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on September 1944. Entered the military service from Virginia.
FIRST LIEUTENANT JOHN A. TREANORE (Army Serial Number 0475892), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself my meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 20 September 1944. Entered the military service from Michigan.
SECOND LIEUTENANT HARRY E. COLLINS (Army Serial Number 01173568), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, from 4 October 1944 to 7 October 1944. Entered the military service from District of Columbia.
SECOND LIEUTENANT RICHARD C. PINEGAR (Army Serial Number 01056512), Coast Artillery Corps, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 14 October 1944. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
SECOND LIEUTENANT EARL L. RAINBOW (Army Serial Number 0526982), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 20 September 1944. Entered the military service from Oklahoma.
SECOND LIEUTENANT DONALD R. VARNER (Army Serial Number 01116268), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 18 and 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from West Virginia.
SECOND LIEUTENANT DANIEL J. WALKER (Army Serial Number 01014965), Cavalry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 11 August 1944 to 12 October 1944. Entered the military service from North Carolina.
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(GO 70, Hq, 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 31 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Staff Sergeant (then Sergeant) Joseph G. Bodin (Army Serial Number 38056930), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from Texas.
Staff Sergeant (then Sergeant) William W. Crutcher (Army Serial Number 37076085), Infantry, United States Army for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from Missouri.
Staff Sergeant (then Technician Fourth Grade and Staff Sergeant) Michael B. Goddard (Army Serial Number 36078333), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 11 August 1944 to 10 October 1944. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Sergeant Willard E. Arnold (Army Serial Number 36169640), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 4 October 1944. Entered the military service from Michigan.
Sergeant (then Corporal) John Hankowitz (Army Serial Number 33260551), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 1 October 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Sergeant Harold C. Slagle (Army Serial Number 35284465), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself my meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 20 September 9144 to 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Ohio.
Sergeant Carl R. Thrun (Army Serial Number 37046328), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operation against an enemy of the United States in Holland, on 4 October 1944. Entered the military service from Iowa.
Technician Fourth Grade Grant Fannin (Army Serial Number 35428222), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 26 September 1944. Entered the military service from Kentucky.
Technician Fourth Grade Luther H. Horton (Army Serial Number 14043087), Infantry, United States Army for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, from 30 September 1944 to 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Georgia.
Corporal (then Private First Class) Robert Jackson (Army Serial Number 34192147), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, Belgium and Holland, from 20 September 1944 to 6 October 1944. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
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(GO 70, Hq, 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 31 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Corporal Ralph E. Stogsdill (Army Serial Number 35450515), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 20 September 1944. Entered the military service from Kentucky.
Technician Fifth Grade James C. Campbell (Army Serial Number 3420230), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 11 August 1944 to 21 September 1944. Entered the military service from Florida.
Private Adrian G. Prince (Army Serial Number 32249187), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 18 and 19 September 1944. Entered the military service from New Jersey.
IV. AWARDS OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (BRONZE STAR MEDAL): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No.34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, in addition to the Bronze Star Medal previously awarded, a Bronze Oak-Leaf Cluster is awarded to:
SECOND LIEUTENANT WALTER H.G.WEISSENBERGER (Army Serial Number 01314984), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself my meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States France, on 20 September 1944. Entered the military service from New Jersey.
First Sergeant John Dutch (Army Serial Number 6890610), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, on 21 September 1944. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
First Sergeant Robert H. Johnston (Army Serial Number 36023362), Infantry, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, from 5 October 1944 to 7 October 1944. Entered the military service from Illinois.
V. AWARD OF BRONZE STAR MEDAL (MISSING IN ACTION): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No 34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, the Bronze Star Medal is awarded to the following named officer, (Missing in Action):
SECOND LIEUTENANT DENNIS J. REGAN, JR (Army Serial Number 01174117), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by heroic service in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in Holland, from 30 September 1944 to 7 October 1944. Entered the military service from New York.
VI. AWARDS OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (AIR MEDAL): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, and Memorandum No. 34, Headquarters Ninth United States Army, 8 September 1944, as amended, in addition to the Air Medal previously awarded, a Bronze Oak-leaf Cluster is awarded to:
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(GO 70, Hq, 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 31 Oct 44, Cont'd)
FIRST LIEUTENANT LUTHER SUMTER (Army Serial Number 01178002), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 13 August 1944 to 10 September 1944. Entered the military service from Oklahoma.
FIRST LIEUTENANT LUTHER SUMTER (Army Serial Number 01178002), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 11 September 1944 to 25 September 1944. Entered the military service from Oklahoma.
Staff Sergeant Deward E. Leighton (Army Serial Number 18129056), Field Artillery, United States Army, for distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States in France, from 30 August 1944 to 25 September 1944. Entered the military service from Oklahoma.
VII. AWARDS OF PURPLE HEART: By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, the Purple Heart is awarded to:
LIEUTENANT COLONEL JOHN P. WEMPLE (Army Serial Number 0177564), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 19 September 1944, in the Lorry Area, France. Entered the military service from Louisiana.
CAPTAIN JOSEPH B. LASSITER, JR (Army Serial Number 0404967), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 10 October 1944, in the Hasselt Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Arkansas.
FIRST LIEUTENANT ROBERT K. RHINESMITH (Army Serial Number 01824913), Field Artillery, United States army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Iowa.
FIRST LIEUTENANT ROBERT M. WOOD (Army Serial Number 025506), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Weert Area, Holland. Entered the United States Military Academy from New Jersey.
SECOND LIEUTENANT ROBERT E HUTCHINS (Army Serial Number 01019175), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 16 August 1944, in the Chartres Area, France. Entered the military service from Kentucky.
First Sergeant Salvatore J. Martinelli (Army Serial Number 32065323), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 22 September 1944 in the Lorry Area, France. Entered the military service from New Jersey.
Technician Sergeant Ralph Rickel (Army Serial Number 13054843), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 20 September 1944, in the Lorry Area, France. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
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(GO 70, Hq, 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 31 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Sergeant Norrigan L. Buffington (Army Serial Number 36053869), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 19 September 1944, in the Lorry Area, France. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Sergeant James L. Economakos (Army Serial Number 36040832), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 5 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Sergeant (then Corporal) James W. Foss (Army Serial Number 37544463), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 16 September 1944, in the Metz Area, France. Entered the military service from Minnesota.
Sergeant Louis A. Geracos (Army Serial Number 32249717), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New Jersey.
Sergeant Mack K. Overcash (Army Serial Number 34254466), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 15 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from North Carolina.
Sergeant Paul H. Siemer (Army Serial Number 36313516), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 15 October 1944, in the Ell Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Illinois.
Sergeant (then Corporal) Charles E. Speer (Army Serial Number 33141926), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Weert Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Corporal Charles R. Campbell (Army Serial Number 36167740), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 29 August 1944, in the Reims Area, France. Entered the military service from Michigan.
Corporal Donald F. Firman (Army Serial Number 16064275), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Weert Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Michigan.
Corporal Ralph L. Phillips (Army Serial Number 34577106), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 16 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Georgia.
Corporal (then Private) Joseph Terenna (Army Serial Number 32253372), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October 1944, in the Heikant Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.

Technician Fifth Grade Omer K. Barnhill (Army Serial Number 6292847), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October a944, in the Ledeakker Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Texas.


Technician Fifth Grade Jess R. Dodson (Army Serial Number 39023994), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Weert Area, Holland. Entered the military service from California.
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(GO 70, Hq, 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 31 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Technician Fifth Grade Michael F. Sanseverino (Army Serial Number 32214033), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 16 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
Technician Fifth Grade Walter C. Scroggins, Jr. (Army Serial Number 38079897), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 10 October 1944 in the Kleinleuken Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Texas.
Technician Fifth Grade Lawrence VonLintel (Army Serial Number 37334868), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Weert Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Kansas.
Private First Class Charles F. Bouck (Army Serial Number 36221510), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944, in the Weert Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Wisconsin.
Private First Class Floyd D. Hopkins (Army Serial Number 35917950), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 18 September 1944, in the Lorry Area, France. Entered the military service from Ohio.
Private First Class (then Private) John Kanton (Army Serial Number 39212647) Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Washington.
Private First Class (then Private) Cary Landis (Army Serial Number 13055746), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 7 October 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Private First Class (then Private) Benjamin C. Metzger (Army Serial Number 37736400), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 13 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Kansas.
Private Lloyd C. Hall (Army Serial Number 36860199), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 20 September 1944, in the Lorry Area, France. Entered the military service from Michigan.
Private Elmer H. Harper (Army Serial Number 34881347), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 21 Sept 1944, in the Lorry Area, France. Entered the military service from Tennessee.
Private Lawrence Kashuba (Army Serial Number 12072644), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 16 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
Private Edward R. Kotwasinski (Army Serial Number 36345265), Field Artillery, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 5 October 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Illinois.
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(GO 70, Hq, 7th Armd Div, APO 257, U S Army, 31 Oct 44, Cont'd)
Private Troy I. Lindenmuth (Army Serial Number 33833718), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 14 October 1944. in the Weert Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
Private John H. Spicer (Army Serial Number 39722954), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 18 October 1944, in the Overloon Area, Holland. Entered the military service from California.
Private Robert G. Wander (Army Serial Number 32214165), Corps of Engineers, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 4 October 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military service from New York.
VIII. AWARD OF OAK-LEAF CLUSTER (PURPLE HEART): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, in addition to the Purple Heart Previously awarded, a Bronze Oak-Leaf Cluster is awarded to:
Sergeant Chalmer L. Currington (Army Serial Number 34166309), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 16 October 1944, in the Deurne Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Alabama.
IX. AWARDS OF PURPLE HEART (MISSING IN ACTION): By direction of the President, and under the provisions of AR 600-45, as amended, the Purple Heart is awarded to the following named enlisted men, (Missing in Action):
Private First Class Irvin Christianson (Army Serial Number 36257140), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 3 October 1944, in the Oploo Area, Holland. Entered the military service from Wisconsin.
Private First Class Duane Letsche (Army Serial Number 37668718), Infantry, United States Army, for wounds received as a result of enemy action on 28 August 1944, in the Dormans Ares, France. Entered the military service from Iowa.
By command of MAJOR General SILVESTER:
A. J. ADAMS

Colonel, G.S.C.

Chief of Staff

OFFICIAL:

(signed)

FRANCIS E. CARR

Lt. Col., A.G.D.

Adjutant General


DISTRIBUTION "A" (Plus)

1 - CG, 12th Army Gp, APO 655 (Attn: G-1)

2 - CG, ETOUSA, APO 887 (Attn: Awards & Decorations Branch, AG Mil Personnel)

3 – TAG, Munitions Bldg, Wash 25 DC (Attn: Awards and Decorations Branch)

1 - CG, Ninth US Army, APO 339 (Attn: G-1 Misc Sec)

70 - Miscellaneous Section

1 - Officers' Section

1 - Classification Section

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Appendix: Code Names of 7th Armored Division
7th Armored Division - Workshop


  • Division HQ Company - Wooden

7th Armored Division Trains - Wobble

  • Trains HQ Company - Woman

7th Armored Division Artillery - Wring

  • Arty HQ Company - Wooly

7AD Military Police (MP) Platoon - World
Combat Command “A” (CCA) - Wretch

  • CCA HQ Company - Worried

Combat Command “B” (CCB) - Writer

  • CCB HQ Company - Wrinkle

Combat Command “R” (CCR) - Wrought
23rd Armored Infantry Battalion - Wolf

38th Armored Infantry Battalion - Woody

48th Armored Infantry Battalion - Worse
17th Tank Battalion - Wrapper

31st Tank Battalion - Wyoming

40th Tank Battalion - Wordy
434th Armored Field Artillery Battalion - Wooten (or Wotten)

440th Armored Field Artillery Battalion - Woven

489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion - Wow
33rd Armored Engineer Battalion - Worker
87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron - Wonder
77th Medical Battalion, Armored - Wounded
129th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Battalion - Wopper
147th Signal Company - Worthy
203rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion - Highdeed (also called Coolidge in 14 Dec 44 communications network diagram, possibly then attached temporarily to non-7AD unit)
814th Tank Destroyer Battalion - Herald or Harold
Code names for which the unit is not yet known:

Wrangler


1 Rescinded in GO #50.

2 Company D, 31st Tank Battalion, killed in action 15 August 1944 in the area of Courville, France

3 Headquarters Company, 31st Tank Battalion, killed in action 27 August 1944, approaching Provins.

4 Headquarters Company, 31st Tank Battalion, killed in action 27 August 1944, approaching Provins.

5 Amended to 8 September 1944 in GO#60 (6 April 1945).

6 Rescinded in GO #61 section XI.

7 Already received Purple Heart in GO #38. So this one in GO #62 was later rescinded in GO #118 (section II), and he was then awarded an oak-leaf cluster to his Purple Heart in GO #119.

8 Rescinded in GO #67.

9 The first letter is unclear. The name could be Alvin S. Wittle.

10 Rescinded in 7AD GO #55 (27 March 1945) section V. The award was then reissued in section IV of 7AD GO #56 (29 March 1945), with the dates changed to 17-25 August 1944.

11 The letter after the first t is uncertain, since is almost entirely missing on the original page.
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