John D. Shelby

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Slaton, TX

HONORED BY
James O. Travis, AUSA Member

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED WITH THE 16TH REGIMENT,1ST INFANTRY DIVISION IN NORTH AFRICA, SICILY,FRANCE (D-DAY), BELGIUM AND GERMANY. RECEIVED BATTLEFIELD PROMOTIONS TO SECOND LIEUTENANT AND CAPTAIN. AWARDED DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS WITH OAK LEAF CLUSTER, SILVER STAR, BRONZE STAR WITH OAK LEAF CLUSTER, PURPLE HEART AND COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE.