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Capt Sheldon M Dannelly
Birth: Nov. 16, 1917
Death: Apr. 25, 1945

Distinguished Service Cross Recipient

KIA WWII
Philippines

127th Infantry Regiment
32nd Division


Citation
*Synopsis:
The President of the United States takes pride in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Sheldon M. Dannelly (0-373430), Captain (Infantry), U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy in action against enemy forces on 25 April 1945. Captain Dannelly's outstanding leadership, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.
Headquarters, U.S. Forces-Pacific, General Orders No. 62 (1945)
Home: Bamberg Co, SC.

KIA Luzon Philippines
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Smyly Dannelly (1884 - 1967)
  Mary DeLula Belvin Dannelly (1879 - 1969)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Lucas Belvin Dannelly (1907 - 1985)*
  Lois DeLula Dannelly Pollard (1911 - 1972)*
  Sheldon M Dannelly (1917 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ehrhardt Cemetery
Ehrhardt
Bamberg County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Jeff Hall
Record added: Jun 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92262305
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Captain Sheldon M. Dannelly was twice awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. He has Honoree Record 312612, with biography, at MilitaryHallofHonor.com.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Mar. 23, 2017

- Susan
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014
Thank you Sheldon for your service and courage
- kateb
 Added: Feb. 3, 2014
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