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Lucas, John Porter

Date of birth:
January 14th, 1890 (Kearneysville/West Virginia, United States)
Date of death:
December 24th, 1949 (North Chicago/Illinois, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General (Major-general)
Unit:
Commanding General VI Corps, Fifth United States Army
For service at Anzio/Province of Rome, Lazio region, Italy.
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General (Major-general)
Unit:
Commanding General VI Corps, Fifth United States Army
For service at the amphibious landing at Anzio, Province of Rome, Lazio region/Italy.
Distinguished Service Medal - Navy/USMC
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General (Major-general)
Unit:
Commanding General VI Corps, Fifth United States Army
For courage under fire at Anzio/Province of Rome, Lazio region, Italy.
Citation unavailable.
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General (Major-general)
Unit:
Commanding General Fourth United States Army
For his time as commander of Fourth Army.
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)

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