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MG Lindquist Uniform Jacket

The uniform jacket of Major General Roy E. Lindquist was on display at a gun show in Birmingham, Alabama on the 12 October 2013.  This and all other photos courtesy of Rob Sickler, son of the late Robert Sickler, an officer in Co D.

The inside pocket has a label indicating that the uniform was tailored expressly for the general by Becker Uniforms, Columbus, GA.  His initials, "R E L" appear over the pocket.  Also shown is a printed sheet showing that he was a West Point graduate, class of 1930 as well as his date of death and that he was buried at West Point Cemetery.

His decorations include (top to bottom and left to right):

  •  Combat Infantryman Badge

  •  Row 1. Silver Star Ribbon and Legion of Merit with 1 OLC

  •  Row 2  Bronze Star Ribbon with two OLC,  Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star Device

  •  Row 3  European-Africa-Middle East Campaign Ribbon, American Campaign Ribbon,  WW II Victory Ribbon, Army of Occupation Ribbon

  •  Row 4  American Defense Service Ribbon, unknown (foreign service?), French Croix de Guerre, unknown (foreign service?)

  •  Parachutist Badge

  •  The Army President Unit Citation is shown over the tight-hand pocket in the first photo. 

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