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Harper, Joseph H. "Bud"

Date of birth:
May 1st, 1901 (Kent County/Maryland, United States)
Date of death:
August 8th, 1990 (Atlanta/Georgia, United States)
Service number:
0-15083
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 327th Glider Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division "Screaming Eagles", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
1944

Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division, General Orders No. 6
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 327th Glider Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division "Screaming Eagles", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
November 14th, 1946

Royal decree no.35
Bronzen Leeuw (BL)
Rank:
Major General
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1959
"For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in duties of great responsibility from April 1953 to November 1959."

Department of the Army, General Orders No. 43
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

4 bronze stars & arrowhead device
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
National Defense Service Medal (NDSM)

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