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First Name: Seth

Last Name: Cockrell

Birthplace: Red River County, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Red River County, TX
Middle Name: A.

Date of Birth: 1926

Date of Death: 13 April 1945

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
Seth A. Cockrell

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Seth A. Cockrell

Private 1st Class, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 100th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 190 (1945)
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes Pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Private First Class Seth A. Cockrell, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with Company G, 399th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, in action at Talheim, Germany, during World War II.
Private First Class Cockrell's gallant actions and selfless devotion to duty, without regard for his own safety, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 106904   Created by: MHOH




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