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Col William Conyers Fite Jr.

Birth
District of Columbia, USA
Death 11 Dec 1995 (aged 83)
Florida, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 135791809 View Source
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William Fite graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1938. He retired as a U.S. Army Colonel.

Awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy as Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division, during World War II.

Awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against the enemy as Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division, during World War II.

Awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division, from 1944 to 1945.

Died in Florida


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