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First Name: Madison

Last Name: Hall

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)


Home of Record: Bryan, TX

Date of Birth: 05 March 1911

Rank or Rate: Captain

Years Served:
Madison Hall, Jr.

Graduate, U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1931

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Madison Hall, Jr.

Captain, U. S. Navy

Silver Star

Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 327 (June 1944)
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Commander Madison Hall, Jr. (NSN: 0-70274), United States Navy, for gallantry in action while Commanding the U.S.S. JENKINS (DD-447) in the van of a small task force off Kolombangara, 12 - 13 July 1943.
Commander Hall skillfully maneuvered his ship into position and assisted in a determined attack on a force of enemy cruisers which resulted in the destruction of at least four hostile vessels and the damaging of two more. His 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 and the United States Naval Service.

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Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 316451   Created by: drjones46




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