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First Name: James

Last Name: Keller

Birthplace: TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Mineral Wells, TX
Middle Name: A.

Date of Birth: 21 June 1923

Date of Death: 11 October 1983

Rank: First Lieutenant

Years Served:
James A. Keller

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


James A. Keller

1st Lieutenant, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 1st Infantry Division, General Orders No. 42 (February 17, 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 James A. Keller (ASN: 0-1015127), United States Army, for gallantry in action while serving with Company B, 745th Tank Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, in action against the enemy in Germany on 17 October 1944.
First Lieutenant Keller's outstanding gallantry and devotion to duty are in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflects great credit upon himself, the 1st Infantry Division, and the United States Army.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 317308   Created by: drjones46




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