MOHR, Julius Charles  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Mohr, Julius Charles
Date of birth: August 14th, 1923 (Wilcox/Nebraska, United States)
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Servicenumber 39 326 700.

Julius Charles Mohr was inducted on February 16th, 1943 and entered active service on February 23rd. He left for the Pacific on May 17th, 1944 to arrive there on June 12th. Mohr served on New Guinea, the Wouthern Philippines and at Luzon. He returned to the United States on December 11th, 1945, to arrive there on December 24th.
He was honorably discharged at Fort Lewis, Washington on December 26th, 1945.
     
HONORABLE SERVICE LAPEL BUTTON / HONORABLE DISCHARGE EMBLEM
Rank: Private 1st Class
Unit: Headquarter Company, 2nd Battalion, 188th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Awarded on: December 26th, 1945
 
     
SILVER STAR
Rank: Private 1st Class
Unit: 2nd Battalion, 188th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Awarded on: 1945
Action: Citation:
"For gallantry in action on Leyte, Philippine Islands on 24 December 1944. During an attack against the enemy, Private First Class Mohr, with utter disregard for his own safety moved forward over fire swept terrain to an extremely exposed position, administered first aid to two wounded comrades, and assisted in carrying them to a place of safety. The daring initiative and high sense of loyalty displayed by Private First Class Mohr reflect great credit on himself and are in keeping with the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States."
Details: General Order No. 18, HQ 11th Infantry Division, 1945.
 
     
GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL - ARMY
 
     
AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
 
     
ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Details: Received with bronze arrowhead for "NEW GUINEA".
 
     
WORLD WAR TWO VICTORY MEDAL
Rank: Private First Class
Unit: HQ CO 2nd BN 188th Parachute Infantry
 
     
PHILIPPINES LIBERATION MEDAL
Details: Received with two bronze stars for "SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES" and "LUZON".
 
     
EXPERT INFANTRYMAN BADGE
 
     
COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE
 
     
GLIDER BADGE
 
     
SHARPSHOOTER BADGE
Details: Wiht hanger for "CARBINE"
 
     
US ARMY PARACHUTE BADGE
Rank: Private First Class
Unit: HQ CO 2nd BN 188th Parachute Infantry
 
     
EXPERT BADGE
Details: Received with hangers for "M1 RIFLE" and "03 RIFLE".
 
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Picture source:   - Cheryl Mohr Whitcomb
Information source(s):   - Enlisted Record and Report of Separation - Honorable Discharge Record
   
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