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First Name: Joseph

Last Name: Bodin

Birthplace: Port Arthur, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Groves, TX
Middle Name: G.

Date of Birth: 13 February 1919

Date of Death: 07 April 1973

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Years Served:
Joseph George Bodin

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Joseph George Bodin

Staff Sergeant, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 7th Armored Division, General Orders No. 136 (December 31, 1944)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Staff Sergeant Joseph G. Bodin (ASN: 38056930), United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 33d Armored Engineer Battalion, 7th Armored Division, in action in Belgium, on 29 November 1944.
Staff Sergeant Bodin's gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

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Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 316159   Created by: drjones46




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