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Alvarez, Guillermo C.

Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technician (T-4)
Unit:
Medical Detachment, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division "Timberwolf", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1944
"On 1 Dec 1944 Technician Fourth Class Guillermo C. Alvarez of the 415th Inf Medical Detachment left his covered position under withering machine gun fire to go forward and give aid to and evacuated a badly wounded man 100 yards away. The leg wound of the man made the process of the evacuation very slow, but Technician Alvarez continued until he was brought back to safety."
General Order no 20, Dec 1944, Headquarters, 104th Infantry Division
Silver Star Medal (SSM)

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