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Covell, William Edward Raab

Date of birth:
November 29th, 1892 (District Of Columbia, United States)
Date of death:
August 16th, 1975 (Fort Ord/California, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General
Unit:
Chief of Fuels & Lubricants Division, Office of the Quartermaster-General, U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army
Awarded on:
1945
"Major General William Edward Raab Covell (ASN: 0-3768), United States Army, was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility as Chief of Fuels & Lubricants Division, Office of the Quartermaster-General, in 1943."

War Department, General Orders No. 4
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
"Major General William Edward Raab Covell (ASN: 0-3768), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility as Commanding General Services of Supply, US China-Burma-India Theater of Operations from 1944 to 1945."

War Department, General Orders No. 48
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Second DSM received as Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General
Unit:
Services of Supply, China-Burma-India Theater (CBI), U.S. Army
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1947
Companion of the Indian Empire (CIE)

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