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First Name: Oval

Last Name: Robinson

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

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

Date of Birth: 04 June 1915

Date of Death: 07 February 1986

Rank: Colonel

Years Served:
Oval Hale Robinson

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Oval Hale Robinson

Colonel, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, XX Corps, General Orders No. 26 (September 20, 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 Major (Corps of Engineers) Oval Hale Robinson (ASN: 0-22938), United States Army, for gallantry in action while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force while serving with the 179th Engineer Combat Battalion, in action against the enemy on 16 August 1944 in France.
His 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 Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 317334   Created by: drjones46




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