Galatti, Stephen

Date of birth:
August 8th, 1888 (Monmouth Beach/New Jersey, United States)
Date of death:
July 13th, 1964
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Promotions:
July 1915: Driver
1917: Captain
? Major

Militaire carriere:
Juli 1915-1916: Section Three, American Ambulance Field Service
1916-1918: Assistant Inspector General, American (Ambulance) Field Service
1936-1946: Director General, American Field Service
1946-1964: Director, American Field Service

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Driver
Unit:
Section Three, American Ambulance Field Service, Service de santé des armées
Awarded on:
1915
Action:
"For a fortnight ensures night and day, on a difficult mountain road and constantly targeted by enemy projectiles, the evacuation of many wounded, with a zeal and devotion worthy of all praise."

Original citation:

"Pendant quinze jours, assure nuit et jour, sur une route de montagne difficile, et constamment battue par les projectiles ennemis, Pevacuation de nombreux blesses, avec un zele et un devouement dignes de tous les eloges."
Details:
With silver star
Croix de Guerre (1914-1918)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Director General, American Field Service
Awarded on:
1946
Medal of Freedom
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Director General, American Field Service
Awarded on:
1946
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Director General, American Field Service
Awarded on:
1947
Legion of Merit - US Military
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Director, American Field Service
Awarded on:
1959
Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Director, American Field Service
Awarded on:
1960
Officier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.4)

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