DESCENDANTS OF WWII RANGERS, INC

Ranger Lester C Harrington

Lester C Harrington
Born: 28 June 1920 Silver Creek, Nebraska
Died: 30 November 1943 Venafro, Italy Killed in Action
Army Serial Number: 20708518
Ranger Battalion/Company: 1/D
Rank: SGT
Enlisted:   25 September 1939 Minnesota National Guard
Battles/Campaigns/Significants: (Operation Torch)Arzew,Algeria, Gafsa, Sened Station & El Guettar in Tunisia, (Operation Husky)Gela, Butera, Sicily, Salerno, Maiori, Chiunzi Pass, Venafro, Italy
Medals/Awards: CIB, BSM, EAME Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, American Defense Medal, Purple Heart, 2 Presidental Unit Citations-El Guettar (WD GO 56, 1944) & Salerno (WD GO 41, 1947)

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