Jack Crawshaw, Sgt., World War II
Sgt. Jack Crawshaw
Sgt. Jack Crawshaw Cited
Sgt. Jack Crawshaw, who was a welder at the Hanna Mines during the period September, 1933, to December 27, 1941, entered the service on December 29, 1941, and has been overseas for 23 months.
The following is the text in full of the citation awarded Sgt. Crawshaw for outstanding service in the New Guinea Campaign:
832nd Signal Service Company
United States Army Services of Supply
21 December, 1943
To: All Concerned.
1. The following named officers and enlisted men, 832nd Signal Service Company, are included in the citation of the Papuan Forces, United States Army, Southwest Pacific Area, for outstanding performance of duty in action during the period 23 July, 1942, to 23 January, 1943. (Authority: Sec IV, War Department General Orders #21, 6 May, 1943 and General Orders #31, Hq. USAFFE, 10 June, 1943)
Crawshaw, Jack S., 37139490, Sgt.
2. The wearing of the individual decoration by personnel listed above will be governed by the provisions of Sec. III, W.D. Circular 342, 12 October, 1942.
s/s Carl E. Swanson
t/t Carl E. Swanson
Major Signal Corps
No Hanna cemetery record.