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James Henry Snoddy

James Henry Snoddy


                         Name: James Henry Snoddy

                         Branch of Service: U.S. Army

                         Unit: 12th Armored Div., 7th Army

                         Rank: Sgt

                         Dates of Service: 2/21/1942 -

                         Theater of Service: European-African-                          Middle Eastern


Sgt. Snoddy Awarded Combat Infantryman Badge
12th Armored Division, 7th Army, France
Scottsville News, 22 February 1945 (p.1):

Sgt. James H. Snoddy, 33133404, husband of Mrs. Louise B. Snoddy of Rt. 3, Scottsville, has been awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge.

This badge is awarded for satisfactory performance of duty in ground combat against the enemy and entitles the soldier to $10 per month additional pay. The badge is worn on the left breast above the service ribbons.

The local soldier is a member of the 12th Armored Division, commanded by Maj. General Roderick R. Allen, and has been overseas three months. His unit is one of the newest on the front of Lt. Gen. Alexander M. Patch's 7th Army.

 
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