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Unger, Frederick W.

Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Army Service Number: 6902858.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant (Sergeant-Major)
Unit:
Company F, 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division "Old Hickory", U.S. Army
For action performed on 29 July 1944, near Troisgots/Manche department, Basse-Normandie, France.
Headquarters, Ninth U.S. Army, General Orders No. 55 (1944).
Citation unavailable.
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant (Sergeant-Major)
Unit:
Company F, 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division "Old Hickory", U.S. Army
For action performed on 11 August 1944, near Abbaye Blanche/Manche department, Basse-Normandie, France.
Citation unavailable.
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant (Sergeant-Major)
Unit:
Company F, 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division "Old Hickory", U.S. Army
For action performed on 22 August 1944, near Évreux/Eure department, Haute-Normandie, France.
Citation unavailable.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Company F, 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division "Old Hickory", 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

Sources

  • - Combat History of the 119th Infantry Regiment, by the 119th Infantry Regiment, Army & Navy Publishing Company, Baton Rouge, USA
    - Hewitt, R.L., Workhorse of the Western Front – The Story of the 30th Infantry Division, The Battery Press, Nashville, USA, 1980
    - 30th Infantry.org
    - Homeofheroes.com
    - Ibiblio.org
    - Old Hickory 30th.com

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