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Edlin, Robert Thomas

Date of birth:
May 6th, 1922
Date of death:
April 1st, 2005
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
1st Lieutenant
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Received this second Purple Heart as his first Oak Leaf Cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first.
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Received this third Purple Heart as a second Oak Leaf Cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first.
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 2005
Posthumously awarded
Texas Legislative Medal of Honor

Sources

  • - Black, Robert W., The Battalion - The Dramatic Story of the 2nd Ranger Battalion in World War II, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, U.S.A., 2006
    - Ramsey, W. G., D-Day Then and Now Volume 2, After the Battle 1995, Battle of Britain International Limited, London, England, 1995
    - homeofheroes.com

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