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Letter concerning Distinguished Service Medal, 1947


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WAR DEPARTMENT, THE ADJUTANT GENERALS OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D. C.
TO:       OFFICER SELECTED TO PRESENT DECORATION
THE COPY OF THIS LETTER is NOTICE OF DECORATION TO BE PRESENTED. SEE INSTRUCTIONS ON REVERSE SIDE.

IN REPLY REFER TO

AGPD-B 201 Hartle, Russell P.
(4 Jun 47) 02 914

21 August 1947

SUBJECT Distinguished Service Medal

To Major General Russell R. Hartle, USA (Retired)
High Tower Apartments,
Tyler, Texas

1. By direction of the President, under the act of Congress, approved 9 July 1918, the Distinguished Service Medal has been awarded to you, by the War Department, for meritorious service from April 1942 to March 1943.
2. This decoration together with the citation will be forwarded to the Commanding General, Fourth Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He will select an officer to present the decoration to you. The officer selected will communicate directly with you relative to the arrangements for the presentation.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR
Edward F. Whitzell
Major General
The Adjutant General


COPY FOR: Commanding General, Fourth Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
NOTE: The engraved certificate pertaining to this award is being forwarded to your Headquarters under separate cover.




ID:
wcrh082

Creator:
Adjutant General's Office

Rights:
Washington County Free Library

Date:
1947-08-21

Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, Washington County Free Library

Subject:
United States. Army, Biography; World War, 1939-1945, United States; Hartle, Russell P.

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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