Awards, Commendations
and Credits- Page 2
French Croix de Guerre with Palm
254th Infantry Regiment for Colmar, France- 28 December
1944 -6 February 1945 (WDGO #43, 1950 amended by
DAGO#45 1986)
French Croix de Guerre with Palm
Meritorious Unit Commendations
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Medical Detachment, 254th Infantry Regiment- 1 June - 1 December 1944 (HQ 63rd Inf Div GO #11- 1945)

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 255th Infantry Regiment- 8 December 1944- 8 June 1945 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #423
-1945)

Service Company, 254th Infantry Regiment- 9 December 1944- 19 February 1945. (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #113-1945)

Service Company, 255th Infantry Regiment- 1 October 1944-30 April 1945 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #160-1945)

Medical Detachment, 255th Infantry Regiment- 15 October 1944 -15 April 1945 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #210-1945)

763rd Ord LM Co- 1 May 44-1 Nov 44 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #7-1944)

763rd Ord LM Co (1st OLC) 1 Dec 44-31 May 45. (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #253-45)

63rd QM Co- May 44-Nov 44 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #5-44)

Service Battery, 863rd FA Bn - 1 Jul 44-28 Sep 44 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #6-45)

Service Battery, 863rd FA Bn (1st OLC) 1 Nov 44-30 Apr 45(Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #420-45 amended by GO # 430-45)

Service Battery, 861st FA Bn- 1 Jan 45-12 May 45 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO # 296-45)

363rd Med Bn- 1 Dec 44-31 May 45 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #295-45)

Hq & Hq Co, 253rd Inf Regt- 15 Nov 44-15 May 45 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO # 516-45)

Service Battery, 862d FA Bn- 3 Mar 45-3 May 45 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #306-45)

Service Battery, 718th FA Bn- 10 Jan 45-1 May 45 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #272-45)

Service Company, 253rd Inf Regt- 1 Nov 44-30 Apr 45 (Hq 63rd Inf Div GO #187-45)
Occupation of Germany Credit
Army of Occupation Medal
63rd Infantry Division (Less the Division Band) --2 May
1945-18 September 1945.

63rd Infantry Division Band--2 May 1945 - 31 October 1945

63rd Reconnaissance Troop Mechanized-- 2 May 1945- 4
September 1945.
Individual Awards based on Wartime Records
Medal of Honor:                                            2
(Click on names to go to Award Citation)
S/Sgt John R. Crews
1st Lt James F. Robinson Jr
Distinguished Service Cross                                                  9
(Click on names to go to Award Citation)
Pfc Walter J. Dilbeck Jr
Capt Robert H. Meade
Pfc Gerald B. Stegemeyer
Pfc Eugene B. Reich
S/Sgt Clifford B. Myrice
Capt Anelo E. Pella
S/Sgt Jack M. Collette
LTC Robert E. Tucker
Capt Robert S. Young
Legion of Merit                                                                    3
Silver Star                                                                        455
Soldier's Medal                                                                   29
Bronze Star Heroic Achievement (Valor)                     2467
Bronze Star Meritorious Service                                  2846
                                                               
Air Medal                                                                           68
Purple Heart                                                                    4999
British Military Cross                                                             1
British Military Medal                                                            2
French Legion of Honor                                                         2
French Croix de Guerre                                                       15    
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