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WWII UDC SERVICE CROSS ~ MEDICAL CORPS ~ 55TH VA
Item #: CWB6765
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ID'ED UDC WWII SERVICE CROSS PRESENTED TO DR. IRVINE LYTT GARDNER WHO ENTERED SERVICE INTO WWII AT FARMINGHAM, MASS., AS A 1ST LIEUT. IN CUSHING GENERAL HOSPITAL ON OCT. 6, 1944 AND SERVED UNTIL DISCHARGED ON OCT 13, 1946 AT FT. BRAGG, N.C. AS A CAPT. MEDICAL CORPS, AUS, FITZSIMONS GEN. HOSP., DENVER, COLORADO ~ COUNTRIES WHERE SERVICE RENDERED: NEWFOUNDLAND, AZORES, N. AFRICA, ITALY, PANAMA ZONE, PHILIPPINES, CONTINENTAL U.S. ~ COMMENDATION ON PERFORMANCE DURING PO VALLEY CAMPAIGN GIVEN BT COMMANDING OFFICER OF 2ND AUXILIARY SURGICAL GROUP AT RIVA, ITALY, JUNE 1945 ~ CROSS #730 ~ GREAT-GRANDFATHER, JOSEPH WASHINGTON CLARK SERVED WITH THE 55TH VIRGINIA HEAVY ARTILLERY AS A PRIVATE ~ DISCHARGED AT POINT LOOKOUT, MARYLAND ON JUNE 24, 1865 ~ SERVED UNDER ARCHER'S AND WALKER'S OLD BRIGADE, HETH'S DIVISION, GENERAL A.P. HILL ~ THIS ARILLERY WAS KNOWN AS THE "INSURANCE CO" ~ HE WAS CAPTURED PRISONER AT SCALES CREEK BATTLE NEAR FARMVILLE, VA. AND SENT TO POINT LOOKOUT MD. ~ HIS HOME WAS KEYSVILLE, KUNENBURG CO, VA. ~ WWII CROSS MARKED "730" ON REVERSE AND IS IN TERRIFIC CONDITION ~ ALSO HAS WWII VICTORY MEDAL ~ NO NUMBER OR NAME ATTRIBUTED TO THIS MEDAL ~ BOTH IN GREAT SHAPE ~ NICE ADDITION TO ANY COLLECTION ~
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
 $300.00 USD