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First Name: Howard

Last Name: Brooks

Birthplace: Palestine, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Palestine, TX
Middle Name: P.

Date of Birth: 16 October 1915

Date of Death: 12 October 1944

Rank: First Lieutenant

Years Served:
Howard P. Brooks

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Howard P. Brooks

1st Lieutenant, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 80th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 56 (October 14, 1944)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Howard P. Brooks (ASN: 0-3102591), United States Army, for gallantry in action while serving with the 80th Infantry Division in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States on 2 October 1944 in France.
His gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Army.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 106218   Created by: MHOH




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