PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Harrelson, Walter W. (Service number: 19186141)
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  June 23rd, 1944 (Normandy, France)
Buried on:  Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: C.  Row: 28.  Grave: 17.
Nationality:  American
     
GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL - ARMY
Rank: Private
Unit: Company H, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Awarded on: November 16th, 1943
Details: Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 58 (1943).
 
     
BRONZE STAR (BSM)
Rank: Private
Unit: Company H, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action: Citation unavailable.
Details: Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 54 (1944).
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Private 1st Class
Unit: Company H, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action: Killed In Action.
Details: Posthumously awarded.
 
     
COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE
Rank: Private 1st Class
Unit: Company H, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
 
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Information source(s):   - NORDYKE, P., Put Us Down In Hell, Historic Ventures, LLC, Lexington, United States, 2012.
- WW2-Airborne.us
- 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment.org
- American Battle Monuments Commission
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