William C. SHELTON

  • Technician 4th Grade

Registration number34255772

Grade

Technician 4th Grade

UnitSignal Company

Division

82nd Airborne Division

date of death07/06/1944

Original cemeteryBlosville / Carquebut

Current cemeteryOakwood Cemetery High Point Guilford County, North Carolina USA

Medals

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.

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 decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States Army.

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