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First Name: James

Last Name: Milner

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: San Antonio, TX
Middle Name: W.

Date of Birth: 11 February 1915

Date of Death: 04 February 1999

Rank: Colonel

Years Served:
James Wilbourne Milner

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


James Wilbourne Milner

Colonel, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 7th Armored Division, General Orders No. 39 (September 5, 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 Colonel (Field Artillery) James Wilbourne Milner (ASN: 0-23124), United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving as Commanding Officer, 489th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Armored Division, in action in France, on 28 August 1944. Colonel Milner'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.

United States Military Academy Register of Graduates
SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Field Artillery) James Wilbourne Milner (ASN: 0-23124), United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States while serving with the Foreign Affairs Office, Department of State, from 1964 to 1967.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 316526   Created by: drjones46




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