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First Name: Willie

Last Name: Oliver

Birthplace: Dora, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Nolan, TX
Middle Name: W.

Date of Birth: 06 February 1914

Date of Death: 15 August 1944

Rank: Captain

Years Served:
Willie Wyatt Oliver

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Willie Wyatt Oliver

Captain, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 7th Armored Division, General Orders No. 43 (September 9, 1944)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Captain (Infantry) Willie W. Oliver (ASN: 0-1010116), United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 7th Armored Division, in action in France, on 15 August 1944.
Captain Oliver's gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, at the cost of 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: 316533   Created by: drjones46




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