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Paul Wilkins Kendall

Date of birth: July 17, 1898
Date of death: October 3, 1983
Burial location: West Point, New York
Place of Birth: Kansas, Baldwin
Home of record: Sheridan Wyoming

Paul Kendall graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of November 1918. He retired as a U.S. Army Lieutenant General.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Siberian Intervention

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Second Lieutenant (Infantry) Paul W. Kendall, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism while serving with 27th Infantry, 33d Division, A.E.F. (Siberia), in action at Posolskaya, Siberia, 10 January 1920. Lieutenant Kendall was in command of a detachment of his company when attacked by an armored train at 1 a.m. The detachment under his leadership and inspired by his example attacked and disabled the armored train and caused its surrender.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 35 (1920)

Action Date: January 10, 1920

Service: Army

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: 27th Infantry

Division: American Expeditionary Forces (Siberia)

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Paul Wilkins Kendall (ASN: 0-12199), 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, 88th Infantry Division, from 1944 to 1945.

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

Action Date: 1944 - 1945

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 88th 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 Lieutenant General Paul Wilkins Kendall (ASN: 0-12199), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility from 10 April 1953 to 6 January 1954.

General Orders: Department of the Army, General Orders No. 61 (August 18, 1954)

Action Date: April 10, 1953 - January 6, 1954

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant General

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Paul Wilkins Kendall (ASN: 0-12199), United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving as Commanding General, 88th Infantry Division, during World War II.

General Orders: Headquarters, 36th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 11 (1944)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 88th Infantry Division

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Paul Wilkins Kendall (ASN: 0-12199), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving as Commanding General, 88th Infantry Division, during World War II.

General Orders: Headquarters, 5th Army, General Orders No. 127 (1944)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 88th Infantry Division

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Paul Wilkins Kendall (ASN: 0-12199), United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy while serving as Commanding General, 88th 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

Company: Commanding General

Division: 88th Infantry Division

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Paul Wilkins Kendall (ASN: 0-12199), 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 as Commanding General, 88th Infantry Division, from 1944 to 1945.

Action Date: 1944 - 1945

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 88th Infantry Division