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First Name: David

Last Name: Abrams

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Houston, TX

Date of Birth: 15 March 1924

Date of Death: 17 December 2009

Rank: Private

Years Served:
David Abrams

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


David Abrams

Private, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 63d Infantry Division, General Orders No. 126 (May 2, 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 Private David Abrams (ASN: 20848063), United States Army, for gallantry in action while serving with Headquarters Battery, 861st Field Artillery Battalion, 63d Infantry Division, in action on 6 April 1945, in the vicinity of Buchhof, Germany.
To provide radio communication for an artillery liaison officer, Private Abrams drove a vehicle over a road covered by enemy machine gun fire. After completing his mission he voluntarily evacuated several wounded men in his vehicle under enemy fire. Private Abrams' gallant action saved the lives of the wounded.
His magnificent courage and outstanding gallantry under fire reflect the highest credit upon himself and the Armed Forces of the United States.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 317438   Created by: drjones46




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