David Lester , Sgt, USA, WWII, Bronze Stars /w Cluster, *PHM

Name: David William Lester

Rank: Private First Class (WWII

Staff Sergeant Korean Conflict

Branch of Service: U. S. Army

Specialty: Combat Engineer

Unit: 30th Infantry (Old Hickory) Division

Active Duty Dates: June 1942 to September 1945

Reserve Duty: Korean Conflict

Armed Conflicts: WWII

Theater of Operations: European

Campaigns: Central Europe, Ardennes (Battle of theBulge), Rhineland

Medals & Awards” Bronze Star with V, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service, Purple Heart, Victory Medal, European Campaign Bar with 3 Bronze Stars, Belgium Fourragere (Designated 30th Infantry “Old Hickory” Division.

Speaking Subjects: Battle of the Bulge, First troops to liberate Belgium, first to liberate Holland, and first to invade Germany.