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Seldon W. Combs’ Silver Star citation

The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the SILVER STAR MEDAL posthumously to

SERGEANT SELDON W. COMBS,
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS,

for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:

“For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity while serving as Officer-in-Charge of the point with a Combat Patrol of Company D, First Battalion, First Marines, First Marine Division, against the enemy Japanese forces in the Elsanora Bay Area, New Britain, on 15 March 1944. Continue reading “Seldon W. Combs’ Silver Star citation”

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Robert A. Canfield’s Silver Star citation

The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the SILVER STAR MEDAL to

SERGEANT ROBERT A. CANFIELD, USMC.,

for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:

“For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity as Squad Leader serving with a company of the Second Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Marine Division, during action against enemy Japanese forces near Nary Village, New Britain, on March 8 1944. Continue reading “Robert A. Canfield’s Silver Star citation”

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Walter H. Cuenin’s Silver Star citation

The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the SILVER STAR MEDAL to

CAPTAIN WALTER H. CUENIN, USMC.,

for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:

“For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity as Commanding Officer of Company F, Second Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Marine Division, in action against enemy Japanese forces in the New Britain Area on March 7 and 9, 1944. Continue reading “Walter H. Cuenin’s Silver Star citation”

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Fuller Curtis’ Silver Star citation

The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the SILVER STAR MEDAL to

CORPORAL FULLER CURTIS, USMC.,

for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:

“For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity as a Scout serving with the First Marine Division during action against enemy Japanese forces near Mount Schleuther, New Britain, on March 7, 1944. Continue reading “Fuller Curtis’ Silver Star citation”

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Carl Salamoni’s Silver Star citation

The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the SILVER STAR MEDAL to

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CARL SALAMONI,
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS RESERVE,

for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:

“For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity while serving with Company E, Second Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Marine Division, in action against enemy Japanese forces at Volupal Plantation and at Mount Schleuther, during a drive on Talasea, New Britain, on 6 and 7 March 1944. Continue reading “Carl Salamoni’s Silver Star citation”