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Robert E. Ward

Date of death: March 1, 1945
Home of record: Peoria Illinois
Status: KIA


Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Technician Fourth Grade Robert E. Ward (ASN: 16052395), United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving as a Medical Aidman with the 334th Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 22 January 1945. Technician Fourth Grade Ward'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, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 603 (1945)

Action Date: 22-Jan-45

Service: Army

Rank: Technician Fourth Grade

Company: Medical Detachment

Regiment: 334th Infantry Regiment

Division: 84th Infantry Division