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First Name: Joseph

Last Name: Ramsey

Birthplace: Nacogdoches, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Katy, TX
Middle Name: L.

Date of Birth: 14 February 1920

Date of Death: 31 December 1997

Rank: Captain

Years Served:
Joseph Lionel Ramsey

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Joseph Lionel Ramsey

Captain, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 7th Armored Division, General Orders No. 91 (November 21, 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 Captain (Cavalry) Joseph L. Ramsey (ASN: 0-450158), 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 27 October 1944.
Captain Ramsey'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: 316535   Created by: drjones46




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