My American Hero

My American Hero


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Robert Eugene Cornish

World War Two Veteran and my Dad

Company K, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry

Third Infantry Division

            15th Infantry Coat of Arms  and 3rd Infantry Division Crest                


3D Infantry Division Shoulder Patch

3rd insignia


bullet Bronze Star
bullet Purple Heart
bullet American Campaign Medal
bullet European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star
bullet World War II Victory Medal
bullet Good Conduct Medal
bullet Combat Infantry Badge
bullet Marksman Badge – Rifle and Mortar designation

Wounded Feb 7,1944 Anzio Italy

Ashford General Hospital, White Sulphur Springs ,West Virginia

Story of his experience when he was wounded in Italy. The story as printed in The Ashford News, the publication of Ashford General Hospital.