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The WWII, Korea, Vietnam 3rd Award Combat Infantryman Badge Holders, Photos and Biographies

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Posted 19 July 2017 - 08:05 AM

132. JOHNSON, Lorenza

 

Found this bit of info, see Mablealicia  William (Johnson) for a brief Bio of her husband Lorenza. He was apparently in the 25th Infantry Regiment (93rd Inf Div) in WWII. No other info on Korea or Vietnam units.

 

https://books.google...Vietnam&f=false


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Posted 19 July 2017 - 08:07 AM

133. JOHNSON, Wylie J

 

See this topic for Wylie J.

 

http://www.usmilitar...e-ceremony-rvn/


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Posted 20 July 2017 - 03:55 PM

134. JONES, Robert A.

 

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 04:50 PM

135. KAMPE, Raymond L.

 

He was in the 508th PIR in WWII

 

Won a Silver Star in Korea. He was in the 23rd Inf 2nd Inf Div.

 

KAMPE RAYMOND L - O-0060430 - 1951/02/10 - NC - Cumberland - RTD - 23rd Inf Regt-2nd Inf Div

 

http://www.homeofher...cipients_k.html

 

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Kampe in 1952 at the Infantry Officers Advance Course.

 

He was in the 1st Cav Div in Vietnam, CO 1st Bn 7th Cav, he took over from Hal Moore in December 1965 and led it till March 1966.

 

He retired as Colonel date unknown, passed in 1996.

 

 



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Posted 20 July 2017 - 04:54 PM

136. KELLY, William.

 

No Info, though this might be him for Korea

 

KELLY WILLIAM - RA32958587 - 1951/02/16 - NJ - Gloucester - RTD - 24th Inf Regt-25th Inf Div



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Posted 20 July 2017 - 05:11 PM

137. KENDRICK, Robert C.

 

 

KENDRICK, Robert C.jpg

 

His somewhat complete Bio, apparently was in the 101, can't find the regiment.

 

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Kendrick in WWII

 

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As a Lieutenant Colonel I think in the 82nd Abn Div.

 

I'm not getting hits for Vietnam, it may be possible his 3rd CIB is for the Dom Rep!


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Posted 20 July 2017 - 05:40 PM

138. KLEIN, John C.

 

Was a POW in WWII, captured during the Battle of the Bulge with the 82nd Abn Div.

 

http://wwii-pows.moo...19/John-C-Klein

 

 

http://www.508pir.or.../klein_jo c.htm



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Posted 20 July 2017 - 05:53 PM

139. KOLLAT, Zoltan

 

Zoltan A. Kollat Lt Col Green Berets, can't find WWII or Korea units or anymore info which to me is strange from such a presumably interesting man.

 

https://books.google...vietnam&f=false

 

http://www.fayobserv...aries/308019762



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Posted 20 July 2017 - 05:56 PM

140. KRAMER, David O.

 

http://www.legacy.co...x?pid=174950544

 

Kramer, David O., USA - Awarded: SS - Korean War



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Posted 20 July 2017 - 06:12 PM

141. KROESEN, Frederick J.,Jr.

 

Kroesen of course is a more well know recipient.

 

https://en.wikipedia...ederick_Kroesen

 

 

 

Kroesen 2.jpg Kroesen Americal.jpg

A couple of his Vietnam photos.

 

And Still Alive Pushing 95, God Bless!

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 06:24 PM

142. KRUEGER, Lancelot W.

 

Lancelot was awarded Silver Stars in both WWII (85th Inf Div)and Korea (24th Inf Div)

Krueger, Lancelot W., USA - Awarded: SS - World War II

http://valor.militar...ipientid=127573

 

Krueger, Lancelot W., USA - Awarded: SS - Korean War

http://valor.militar...ipientid=107373

 

 

No photos but pretty sure he was SF in Vietnam.

 

This from the El Paso herald Post June 24 1966 (\newspaperarchive.com)

The Green Beret unit was cited by Lieut. Col. Lancelot W. Krueger in a special awards ceremony which climaxed the exercise.

 

 

https://www.findagra...r&GRid=99437607


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Posted 24 July 2017 - 06:11 PM

143. LARCK, Warren

 

http://www.legacy.co...ck&pid=88838767

 

Larck was one time in the 3rd Armored Division in the post korean era.

 

http://www.3ad.org/w...egiment/roster/



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Posted 24 July 2017 - 06:14 PM

144. LAZZELL, Robert E.

 

https://www.findagra...&GRid=108547550



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Posted 24 July 2017 - 06:17 PM

145. LEAN, Carlos E., Jr.

 

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Posted 24 July 2017 - 06:18 PM

146. LEAN, George F.

 

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Posted 24 July 2017 - 06:21 PM

147. LEDFORD, Charles S.

 

 

https://www.findagra...&GRid=108552173



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Posted 23 August 2017 - 06:37 PM

100. GIBSON, McKinley J.

 

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Update

 

Gibson, McKinley J. is in fact James M. Gibson, and found his info.

 

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http://www.arlington...et/jmgibson.htm




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