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First Name: Charles

Last Name: Broomfield

Birthplace: MS, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Houston, TX
Middle Name: E.

Date of Birth: 23 September 1916

Date of Death: 25 January 1989

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
Charles Earl Broomfield

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Charles Earl Broomfield

Corporal, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 3d Armored Division, General Orders No. 63 (May 17, 1945)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Corporal Charles E. Broomfield (ASN: 38057085), United States Army, for gallantry in action against the enemy while serving with the 54th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 3d Armored Division, in action on 22 December 1944, in Belgium.
Corporal Broomfield's outstanding gallantry and devotion to duty are in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflects great credit upon himself, the 3d Armored Division, and the United States Army.

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Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 316128   Created by: drjones46




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