CITATI0N
FOR
SILVER STAR

CORPORAL RAYMOND F. CHANDLER, 31327617, CE
 

RAYMOND F. CHANDLER, 31327617, Cpl., Corps of Engineers, *** Engr C Bn., who while serving with the Army of the United States distinguished himself by gallantry in action on 7 February 1945 in Luxembourg. Corporal Chandler, at the risk of his own life and with complete disregard for his own personal safety, rescued a fellow Engineer who had fallen into the swift river. After rescuing the drowning soldier, Corporal Chandler administered artificial respiration while under heavy enemy artillery fire, until the man revived. The outstanding gallantry and dauntless courage displayed by Corporal Chandler exemplified the highest credit upon himself and the military service." 
 


GO 23 
Hq XII Corps 
22 Mar 45 

HEADQUARTERS XII CORPS
Office of the Commanding General
APO 312, U. S. Army 
22 March 1945
GENERAL ORDERS 
NO. 23 
EXTRACT
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SECTION I AWARD Of SILVER STAR METAL 
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Under the provisions of Cir 32, Hq European Theater of Operations U. S. Army, 20 Mar 44, as amended, the Silver Star Medal is awarded to the following named Officers and Enlisted Men: 

RAYMOND F. CHANDLER, 31327617, Cpl., Corps of Engineers, ***Engr C Bn., who while serving with the Army of the United States distinguished himself by gallantry in action on ****in**** In connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States.

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