World War II
BULLOCK, BERNARD E
Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. Army. Home address: Clinton, Custer County. Mrs. Doris N. Bullock, Wife, 712 South 6th St., Clinton. Born February 22, 1912. Enlisted October 1, 1940. Reporting for duty at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, served with 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Division, to October, 1942, with successive promotions from first lieutenant to major serving as executive officer of the Battalion. Transferred to Camp Butner, North Carolina, assuming command of newly activated 60th Medical Battalion. Sailed for duty overseas January, 1944; participated in assault landing on Normandy, France, June 6, 1944. His Battalion was awarded a Unit Citation for extraordinary heroism, gallantry, determination, and esprit de corps in overcoming unusually difficult and hazardous conditions in this engagement. Wounded June 6, 1944, while administering to casualties in France, and subsequently evacuated to hospital in England. Died June 10, 1944, in England.
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