WALLACE, William Jennings  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Wallace, William Jennings
Date of birth: August 6th, 1895 (Church Hill/Maryland, United States)
Date of death:  July 7th, 1977
Nationality:  American
     
LEGION OF MERIT - US MILITARY
Rank: Colonel
Unit: Commanding Officer Marine Air Group 23, U.S. Marine Group
Action: Guadalcanal Campaign.
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Colonel
Unit: Commanding Officer Marine Air Group 23, U.S. Marine Group
 
     
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL - NAVY/USMC
Rank: Brigadier General (Brigadier)
Unit: Commanding General Air Defense Command, U.S. Marine Corps
Action: Okinawa Campaign.
 
     
ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Rank: Major General (Major-general)
 
     
AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Rank: Major General (Major-general)
 
     
AMERICAN DEFENCE SERVICE MEDAL
Rank: Major General (Major-general)
 
     
WORLD WAR TWO VICTORY MEDAL
Rank: Major General (Major-general)
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Clark, G.B., United States Marine Corps Generals of World War II A Biographical Dictionary, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, North Carolina, USA, 2008
   
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