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Glendale Boy Given Missing Father's Medal Transcription by PacificWrecks.com

Glendale Boy Given Missing Father's Medal
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WASHINGTON, March 25. (AP) A 16-year-old boy, Kenneth N. Walker, Jr. of Glendale, 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. Brigadier General Walker, a native of Cerrillos, N.M., was cited for "conspicuous leadership" and "personal valor and intrepidity at an extreme hazard to life." The citation accompanying...

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Los Angeles Evening Citizen News

Hollywood, California
25 Mar 1943, Thu  •  Page 11
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