Paul F Gaynor

Paul F Gaynor

Birth
Death 13 May 1975 (aged 60)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 34 Site 82
Memorial ID 81697834 · View Source
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The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Paul F. Gaynor, Captain (Infantry), U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with the 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 19 December 1944, during the Ardennes Offensive. Captain Gaynor covered the displacement of his company with accurate carbine fire, killing eight of the foe. Although exposed to heavy enemy fire, he then formed his company into a strong defensive line inflicting heavy casualties on the enemy and forcing them to disperse. Captain Gaynor's outstanding leadership, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 28th Infantry Division, and the United States Army.


Inscription

Brigadier General
28 INF DIV
World War II


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  • Created by: John Evans
  • Added: 8 Dec 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 81697834
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul F Gaynor (27 Jun 1914–13 May 1975), Find a Grave Memorial no. 81697834, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John Evans (contributor 47071981) .