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Sanford, Teddy Hollis

Date of birth:
December 31st, 1907 (near Skedee/Oklahoma, United States)
Date of death:
December 29th, 1992 (Oklahoma, United States)
Service number:
0-29893
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

For his service in the U.S. Army between September 1963 and January 1967, Teddy Sanford was also awarded the Distinguished Service Medal by General Order No. 16, dated April 4th, 1967.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Awarded for:
Operation Market Garden
Citation unavailable.

Headquarters, XVIII Airborne Corps, General Orders No. 8 (11 november 1944).
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
1944

Headquarters, 82d Airborne Division, General Orders No. 34 (1944).
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1945
Awarded for:
Operation Market Garden

Royal Decree no.31 of 8 October 1945.
Bronzen Leeuw (BL)

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