Ervin E. Kelsey


Army Commendation Medal
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  • Rank and organization: First Sergeant, U.S. Army, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division
  • Place and date: Germany, 28 December 1945 – 28 March 1946
  • G.O. No.: HQ, 1st Infantry Division, General Orders No. 28 (1946)

Citation: Ervin E. Kelsey, 6550689, First Sergeant, Headquarters Company, 16th Infantry. For meritorious service in connection with operations in the Army of Occupation in Germany from 28 December 1945 to 28 March 1946. The superior leadership, initiative and personal interest with which Sergeant Kelsey executed his responsibilities as First Sergeant, maintained the administration and operation of his company at a high state of efficiency. Sergeant Kelsey’s uncompromising devotion to duty reflect great credit upon the Army of the United States. Residence at enlistment: Kearney, Kansas.

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