John E. WADE
Unit8th Infantry Regiment
4th Infantry Division
date of death24/06/1944
Original cemeterySainte Mère Eglise n°2
Current cemeteryF-02-41 Normandy American Cemetery St-Laurent/Mer Omaha Beach France
Distinguished Service Cross
The SDC is awarded to members of the armed forces who have distinguished themselves by an act of heroism that does not warrant the HSM.
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.
The Silver Star is awarded to members of the Army who have served gallantly in combat against the enemy.
WWII Victory Medal
The decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States Army.