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Darryl Andrews wrote at 2012-12-12 19:05:33
Re: Pfc Everett D. Critchfield (Service #32240670)

Looking at his Report of separation it looks like he has probably earned the following medals, awards and decorations:

European-African-Middle Eastern Medal with 3 bronze stars

Army Good Conduct Medal

Combat Infantryman Badge

World War II Victory Medal

Army of Occupation Medal with Germany bar (2 May - 21 Jun 45, Germany) (Army Pamphlet 672-1)

Bronze Star Medal as authorized in 1947 for CIB

Distinquished Unit Citation as per WD GO 54-45 (16-24 Dec 1944) (Army Pamphlet 672-1)

Belgian Fourragere (7-13 Sep and 16-21 Dec 44, DA GO 43-50) (Army Pamphlet 672-1)

Troop Crossing

12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division sailed from Le Havre, France on July 3,1945 and arrived at New York Port of Embarkation on July 12,1945 aboard Sea Bass (New York Times, July 12,1945, Page 3 and July 13,1945, Page 11)

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Alan F. Cagle


Specialize in WWII/Korean War, Army Enlisted Discharges (WD AGO Form 53-55) It is currently called the DD-214. I have a good general knowledge of the WWII and Korean Theatres of Operations. I can (usually) translate the military abbreviations on the form and provide some background on the soldier’s unit, its history and campaigns as well as providing additional reference sites for the user. I am a former US Army Infantry Officer on Active Duty during the Vietnam War.


I am a former US Army Infantry Officer on Active Duty during the Vietnam War (1970-71).

BA Economics (University of Alabama 1970) MA Sociology (Louisiana State University 1975)

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