Edson, Hallett D.

Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
Action:
For action performed on 26 January 1945, near Wickerschwihr/Haut-Rhin department, region Alsace, France.
Details:
Citation unavailable.
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
Details:
This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
Action:
For action performed on 20 December 1944, near Saint-Hippolyte (Sankt Pilt in German)/Haut-Rhin department, region Alsace, France.
Details:
Citation unavailable.
Soldier's Medal (SM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
Action:
For action performed on 20 April 1945, near Nuremberg/Bavaria, Germany.
Details:
Citation unavailable.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
Details:
This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
Details:
This award was obtained in the form of an second Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)

Sources

  • - Taggart, D.G., History of the Third Infantry Division in World War II, The Battery Press, Nashville, USA, 1987