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Lee, King

Date of birth:
June 19th, 1919
Date of death:
September 25th, 1995
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

King Lee was born on June 19th, 1919 in China and emigrated to the United States. After having been trained at Camp Gruber he was send to Italy. In China, King Lee was already married before coming to the United States. He left there his wife and child. After the Second World War he was able to bring his wife to the United States. The couple had three more childre before he was able to also bring his eldest son to the United States.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
350th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division "Fighting Blue Devils", U.S. Army
For action performed in the month of July 1944 in Italy.

The exact date of action as well as the citation are unknown to us.
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
350th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division "Fighting Blue Devils", U.S. Army

This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Purple Heart

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