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Garlin Murl Conner

Place of Birth: Kentucky, Clinton County
Home of record: Aaron Kentucky


Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: First Lieutenant (Infantry) Garlin Murl Conner, United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with the 3d Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 24 January 1945, in the vicinity of Houssen, France. First Lieutenant Conner's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 3d Infantry Division, and the United States Army.

General Orders: Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 47 (1945)

Action Date: 24-Jan-45

Service: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Battalion: 3d Battalion

Regiment: 7th Infantry Regiment

Division: 3d Infantry Division