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Charles Lawrence Bolte

Date of birth: May 8, 1895
Date of death: February 11, 1989
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: Illinois, Chicago
Home of record: Alexandria Virginia

Charles Bolte served as the 4th Vice Chief of Staff of the Army from 1953 to 1955. He retired as a U.S. Army General in 1955.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Charles Lawrence Bolte (ASN: 0-6908), United States Army, was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility as Commanding General, 34th Infantry Division, during World War II.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 67 (1945)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 34th Infantry Division

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Cold War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal to General Charles Lawrence Bolte (ASN: 0-6908), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility from 1 October 1953 to 30 April 1955.

General Orders: Department of the Army, General Orders No. 43 (June 24, 1955)

Action Date: October 1, 1953 - April 30, 1955

Service: Army

Rank: General

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Charles Lawrence Bolte (ASN: 0-6908), United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving as Commanding General, 34th Infantry Division, during World War II.

General Orders: Headquarters, II Corps, General Orders No. 14 (1945)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Division: 34th Infantry Division

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Cold War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General Charles Lawrence Bolte (ASN: 0-6908), United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.

Service: Army

Rank: General