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Warren, Shields, Jr.

Date of birth:
March 21st, 1916
Date of death:
January 26th, 1994 (Raleigh/North Carolina, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
For action performed between 6 June and 10 June 1944, at Hill 30 near Chef-du-Pont/Manche département, Basse-Normandie, France.
Citation unavailable.

Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 47 (1944).
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
For wounds received in action in Belgium on 24 december 1944.

This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leaf to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 8 (1945).
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1945

Royal Decree No. 31, dated 8 October 1945.
Bronzen Leeuw (BL)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1946

Received with bronze palme.
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)

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