Billy J. TAYLOR
UnitHQ 2 / 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
82nd Airborne Division
date of death23/06/1944
Original cemeteryBlosville / Carquebut
Current cemeteryOakland Cemetery Poteau Le Flore County, Oklahoma USA
Army Good Conduct Medal
The Good Conduct Medal is awarded only to enlisted men and non-commissioned officers. To obtain it, the soldier must justify one year of exemplary service in wartime or three consecutive years in peacetime.
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Campaign medal awarded for 30 consecutive days of service in Europe, Africa or the Middle East between December 7, 1941 and November 8, 1945.
The Purple Heart is awarded to any armed forces personnel injured or killed in action.
WWII Victory Medal
The decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States Army.