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First Name: Alexander

Last Name: Bernhard

Birthplace: TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: El Paso, TX
Middle Name: H.

Date of Birth: 14 November 1919

Date of Death: 06 August 1999

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Years Served:
Alexander H. Bernhard, Jr.

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)
•  Korean War (1950 - 1953)
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Alexander H. Bernhard, Jr.

Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 7th Armored Division, General Orders No. 11 (January 11, 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 First Lieutenant (Field Artillery) Alexander H. Bernhard (ASN: 0-1184454), United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with a Armored Field Artillery Battalion of the 7th Armored Division, in action in Germany, on 16 December 1944.
First Lieutenant Bernhard'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.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 316478   Created by: drjones46




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