KESSEL, Albert W.  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Kessel, Albert W.
Date of birth: December 17th, 1924 (Ecorse/Michigan, United States)
Date of death:  January 2nd, 1944 (Cape Gloucester-Tuluvu/New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Albert W.l Kessel was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Kessel.

Besides his personal decorations, Alber Kessel was also entiteld to the Presidential Unit Citation.
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Private First Class
Unit: 1st Marine Division
Awarded on: March 2nd, 1944
Action: Awarded for military merit and for wounds received in action, resulting to his death on January 2nd, 1944.
Details: Awarded posthumously.
 
     
ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Rank: Private First Class
Unit: 1st Marine Division
Action: Received with two bronze campaign stars.
 
     
WORLD WAR TWO VICTORY MEDAL
Rank: Private First Class
Unit: 1st Marine Division
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Awarding certificate Purple Heart
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