Medal, Military, encased
European African Middle Eastern Campaign. Material: metal, textile. Size: 2 3/4" x 1 1/2" Description: brown, white, red and green vertical striped cloth ribbon; gold medallion suspended from ribbon engraved on front: "European African Middle Eastern Campaign", engraved on back: "United States of America 1941 1945."
Lester Quitney was with the Tank Destroyer Battalion 899 for the United States Army from 1943-1945. He worked at a CCC Camp in Washington State in December 1941. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 and served in Rhineland Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge), Central Europe, Northern France and Normandy until being honorably discharged in 1945.