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InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born
Place of birth [[|]], [[|]], [[]]
Died
Place of death [[|]], [[|]], [[]]
Cause of death
Buried at
Spouse
Alma mater
Nickname
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service

Service # Officer -

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Organization or Command Title / Position Branch Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Army Career
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Civilian Career

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oakleaf) Silver Star Medal one oak leaf cluster
Silver Star (1 Oakleaf) Silver Star Medal one oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit (2 Oakleaf) Legion of Merit two oak leaf clusters
Bronze Star Bronze Star Medal
Air Medal Air Medal
Service/Campaign Medals
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star) National Defense Service Medal one bronze service star
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal Germany / Japan / Berlin clasps
Korean Service Medal (3 SS) World War II Victory Medal three bronze service stars
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Foreign Personal Decorations
Legion of Honour National Order of the Legion of Honour, Knight Flag of the French Republic French Republic
Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, palm Cross of War 1939-1945 with palm Flag of the French Republic French Republic
Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Grand Officer's Cross)
Order of Merit, Grand Officer Flag of Germany Republic of Germany
Foreign Unit Awards
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
Non-United States Service Awards
United Nations Korea Medal United Nations Korea Medal Flag of the United Nations2 United Nations
Identification Badges
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia - Former Wartime Service patch
(worn from - )
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bars

Battles/Wars ParticipationEdit

World War II (08 Dec 1941 - 02 Sept 1945)

Korean War (07 Jul 1950 - 27 Jul 1953)

Vietnam War (01 Jan 1961; 07 Aug 1964 - 30 Apr 1975)

Foreign and Overseas ServiceEdit

Quotes / ReflectionsEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

Name Relation Lifespan Notes
Nuclear Family
Josephine Leaveil Wife
Josephine Polk Daughter
James H. Polk, Jr. Son
Paternal Family
Harding Polk Father 16 Mar 1887 - 28 Dec 1942 Colonel, USA
James H. Polk Grandfather 08 Jan 1842 - 27 Nov 1927 Captain, USA
George W. Polk Great-grandfather 12 Jul 1817 - 08 Jan 1892
Leonidas Polk Great-granduncle 10 Apr 1806 - 14 Jun 1864 Lieutenant General, CSA
William Polk Great-great grandfather 09 Jul 1758 - 14 Jan 1834 Colonel, Continental Army
James K. Polk unknown 02 Nov 1795 – 15 Jun 1849 President of the United States
Maternal Family
Philip Fleming Uncle 15 Oct 1877 - 06 Oct 1955 Major General, USA
Siblings and Their Families
James F. Polk Brother 11 Aug 1914 - 22 Dec 1995 Colonel, USA
Thomas H. Polk Brother 20 Jul 1921 - 10 Apr 1996 Captain, USN

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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