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Charles I. McCaskey

Date of death: Killed in Action
Home of record: Marin California
Status: KIA


Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Second Lieutenant Charles I. McCaskey (ASN: 0-1326105), United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with the 335th Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 30 November and 1 December 1944. Second Lieutenant McCaskey's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 84th Infantry Division, and the United States Army.

General Orders: Headquarters, Ninth U.S. Army, General Orders No. 252 (1945)

Action Date: November 30 & December 1, 1944

Service: Army

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: 335th Infantry Regiment

Division: 84th Infantry Division