- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Commanding Officer, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "The Rock of the Marne", U.S. Army
- Awarded on:
- January 4th, 1943
"For gallantry in action while serving as Commanding Officer of the 7th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, in action against the enemy in French Morocco, on 10 November 1942. His gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Army."
Headquarters, 3rd Infantry Division, General Orders No. 1 (4 January 1943).