Harold Elton 'Hal' Lewis

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
San Antonio, TX

HONORED BY
John C. Burkhardt, SVC MOPH, Chapter 1919, Austin, TX

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

LIEUTENANT COLONEL. ON SEPTEMBER 1, 1942 RECEIVED COMMISSION AS INFANTRY OFFICER. SERVED IN EUROPE AND AFRICA DURING WWII IN TUNISIA; SICILY. ALGERIAN-FRENCH MOROCCO, ITALY AND FRANCE. CAMPAIGNS AND CITATIONS: COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE, EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN RIBBON, AMERICAN DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL WITH BATTLE STARS FOR ALGERIAN, FRENCH MOROCCO, TUNISIAN, SICILIAN AND SOUTHERN FRANCE CAMPAIGNS; PURPLE HEART FOR WOUNDS RECEIVED WHILE ASSIGNED TO THE 23RD INFANTRY DIVISION IN 1944 AND THE WWII VICTORY MEDAL.