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