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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Major General 1
Birth:
Watsontown, PA 1
Death:
18 Jul 1973 1
Danville, PA 1
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Full Name:
Carroll Heiney Deitrick 1
Full Name:
Carroll Deitrick 2
Birth:
Watsontown, PA 1
Male 1
Birth:
11 Apr 1898 2
Death:
18 Jul 1973 1
Danville, PA 1
Death:
Jul 1973 2
Residence:
Last Residence: Watsontown, PA 2
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Birth:
Mother: Capitola 1
Father: Edward H. Deitrick 1
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Major General 1
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Occupation:
Major General, United States Army (Retired) 1
Education:
Institution: Cornell University 1
Place: Ithaca, NY 1
From: 1917 1
To: 1921 1
Army Service:
Appointed, 2nd Lt., Ordnance Dept.: 04 Aug 1921 1
Branch: Ordnance Corps 1
Grade: O8 1
Rank: Major General 1
Retired: 30 Apr 1958 1
Serial Number: O-14796 1
Military Awards:
American Campaign Service Medal: 8 December 1941 - 7 December 1942 1
American Defense Service Medal: 1 September 1939 - 7 December 1941 1
Army Occupation Service Medal: Germany 1
Bronze Star (Merit): 2 November 1944 - 7 May 1945 1
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal: 3 October 1944 - November 1945 1
Legion of Merit: 1 July 1945 - 30 April 1958 1
Legion of Merit: 18 November 1943 - 2 October 1944 1
National Defense Service Medal: 27 June 1950 - 27 July 1954 1
WWI Victory Medal: 6 April 1917 - 11 November 1918 1
WWII Victory Medal: 7 December 1941 - 31 December 1946 1
Naval Reserve Service:
Enlistment: 05 Oct 1917 1
Honorable Discharge: 17 Dec 1918 1
Rank: Unknown 1
Serial Number: Unknown 1
Social Security:
Card Issued: Pennsylvania 2
Social Security Number: ***-**-7943 2

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Bronze Star Medal Citation

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Bronze Star Medal

"Colonel Carroll H. DEITRICK (ASN O-14796), Ordnance Department, United States Army, for meritorious service in connection with military operations, as Chief, Ammunition Supply Division, Office of the Chief Ordnance Officer, European Theater of Operations, from 2 November 1944 to 7 May 1945. Colonel DEITRICK was instrumental in determining Armies' needs for certain types of artillery ammunition, presenting these needs to the War Department, assisting in securing expedited shipments thereof from the United States production lines to the European Theater, and in establishing a system to provide Theater headquarters and Army Group with periodic information enabling them to gear tactical offensive operations to the available supply of ammunition with certainty and maximum effectiveness. Colonel DEITRICK's accomplishments reflect high credit upon himself and the armed forces of the United States. Entered military service from Pennsylvania."

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