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First Name: James

Last Name: Richardson

Birthplace: Jackson County, TN, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Cooke County, TX
Middle Name: E.

Date of Birth: 10 June 1921

Date of Death: 04 December 1944

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
James Elmer Richardson

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


James Elmer Richardson

Private 1st Class, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 100th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 247 (1945)
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: 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 Private First Class James E. Richardson, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with Company C, 397th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, in action at Wimmenau, France, during World War II.
Private First Class Richardson's gallant actions and selfless devotion to duty, without regard for his own safety, 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 Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 317332   Created by: drjones46




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