Bolling, Alexander Russell Sr.

Date of birth:
August 28th, 1895 (Philadelphia/Pennsylvania, United States)
Date of death:
June 4th, 1964 (Florida, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Bolling died at the Patrick Air Force Base Hospital/Brevard Country in Florida.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
2nd Lieutenant
Unit:
4th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF)
Awarded on:
1919
"For extraordinary heroism in action while serving with 4th Infantry Regiment, 3d Division, A.E.F., in Bois-de-Nesles, France, July 14 - 15, 1918. While in command of three widely separated platoons in the Bois-de-Nesles, on the night of July 14-15, Lieutenant Boiling continually exposed himself to very heavy gas and shell fire by going from one platoon to another."
War Department, General Orders No. 32
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General
Unit:
84th Infantry Division "The Railsplitters", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
1945
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General
Unit:
84th Infantry Division "The Railsplitters", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
1946
War Department, General Orders No. 2
This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Distinguished Service Medal - Army (DSM)

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