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First Name: Rufus

Last Name: Hansard

Birthplace: OK, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Grapevine, TX
Middle Name: C.

Date of Birth: 18 May 1918

Date of Death: 23 May 2008

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Years Served:
Rufus Charles Hansard

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Rufus Charles Hansard

2nd Lieutenant, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 7th Armored Division, General Orders No. 70 (October 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 Rufus C. Hansard (ASN: 38043627), United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 7th Armored Division, in action in Holland, on 4 October 1944.
Staff Sergeant Hansard'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: 316162   Created by: drjones46




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