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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Colonel 1
Birth:
25 Feb 1893 2
Columbus, Ohio 1
Death:
Jul 1973 2
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Full Name:
Stanford Searle Speaks 1
Full Name:
Stanford Speaks 2
Birth:
25 Feb 1893 2
Columbus, Ohio 1
Male 1
Death:
Jul 1973 2
Residence:
Last Residence: Columbus, OH 2
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Birth:
Mother: Edna Lawyer 1
Father: John Charles Speaks, Sr. 1
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Colonel 1
Service Start Date:
05 Dec 1940 1
Service End Date:
19 Nov 1946 1
Service Number:
O-17665 1
Unit:
3rd Army 1

World War I 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 1
Service Start Date:
05 Aug 1917 1
Service End Date:
16 Aug 1919 1
Service Number:
O-17665 1
Unit 1:
112th Field Signal Battalion 1
Unit 2:
5th Field Signal Battalion 1
Unit 3:
108th Field Signal Battalion 1
Unit 4:
56th Pioneer Infantry 1
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Occupation:
Lawyer; Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve 1
Education:
Institution: Ohio State University 1
Place: Columbus, OH 1
From: 1912 1
To: 1916 1
Battle Honors (WWI):
Defensive Sector: 6 April 1917 - 11 November 1918 1
Battle Honors (WWII):
Ardennes-Alsace 1944-45: 16 December 1944 - 25 January 1945 1
Central Europe 1945: 22 March - 11 May 1945 1
Northern France 1944: 25 July - 14 September 1944 1
Rhineland 1944-45: 15 September 1944 - 21 March 1945 1
Military Awards:
American Campaign Service Medal: 1942 1
American Defense Service Medal: 8 September 1939 - 7 December 1941 1
Army Occupation Service Medal: Germany 1
Army of Occupation of Germany Medal: 1918-19 1
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal: 4 Battle Stars 1
WWI Victory Medal: 1 Battle Clasp 1
WWII Victory Medal: 7 December 1941 - 31 December 1946 1
Promotions:
1st Lieutenant (Infantry): 05 Aug 1917 3
1st Lieutenant (Ohio N.G.): 30 Jun 1917 3
Captain: 1928 3
Colonel: September 1946 3
Lieutenant Colonel: October 1944 3
Major: 1940 3
Social Security:
Card Issued: Ohio 2
Social Security Number: ***-**-3377 2

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