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Son Gets Medal Awarded Father
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Son Gets Medal Awarded Father Washington (AP) – A 16-year-old boy, Kenneth N. Walker Jr., of Gelndale, Calif. received from President Roosevelt today a Congressional Medal of Honor, awarded his father who has been missing in action since Jan. 5 [1943], when he led a bombing attack on Japanese shipping at Rabaul, New Britain. Brig. Gen. Walker, a native of Cerrillos, N. M. was cited for "conspicuous leadership" and "personal valor and intrepidity at an extreme hazard to life."

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25 Mar 1943, Thu  •  Page 8
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