Bronze Star group of five (Frank E. Landry, 112th Cavalry Regiment)

Product ID: B-3423
Country: United States
Condition: VF

Group of five to Tec5 Frank E. Landry, 112th Cavalry Regiment: Bronze Star, slot brooch, script-engraved “Frank/E./Landry”; Army Good Conduct Medal, slot brooch, unnamed; American Defense Service Medal, slot brooch; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, with two stars; World War II Victory Medal, slot brooch. With a pin-back Combat Medical Badge (repaired with glue). The medals show light age and wear.

With some service record data showing Landry served from January 1941 through September 1945. His Combat Medical Badge was awarded in 112th Cavalry Regiment General Orders No. 23 (1945).  Landry was from Massachusetts.

The 112th Cavalry Regiment went to New Caledonia in July 1942, initially assigned to the Americal Division, and remained in regular amphibious operations in the South Pacific.  In 1944, assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, the regiment took part in the actions at Leyte and Luzon, in the Philippines.