"PVT. KENNETH E. WINTER"
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Headquarters, XI Corps
General Orders No. 13
12 March, 1945

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Private Kenneth E. Winter, 37414151, Corps of Engineers, United States Army. For gallantry in action on Corregidor, Philippine Islands, on 19 February 1945. Private Winter, member of a demolition party which had been given the mission of sealing a cave by the, use of explosives in the entrance thereof, prepared the necessary charge and moved forward under enemy fire which came from well fortified positions within the cave. Private Winter successfully completed his mission, although being fired upon by machine gun and rifle fire, he destroyed the cave and in so doing lost his own life. Private Winter�s devotion to duty, his fearless action, his disregard for his own safety reflects great credit upon him and the military service. Next of kin: Mrs. Arline Winter (wife), 9401 Bellefontaine Road, St. Louis, Missouri.

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