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First Name: James

Last Name: Yelvington

Birthplace: Port Lavaca, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: San Marcos, TX
Middle Name: L.

Date of Birth: 17 August 1917

Date of Death: 11 June 2011

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Years Served:
James LeGette Yelvington

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


James LeGette Yelvington

2nd Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Forces

Silver Star

Awarded the Silver Star Medal for his gallantry in action as reported in the newspapers Austin American 13 November 1942 and the Kerrville Mountain Sun Thu 19 November 1942. Also reported in his obituary in The Oklahoman on June 16, 2011.

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Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 318325   Created by: drjones46




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