Martin P. Roughan


Army Commendation Medal
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  • Rank and organization: Master Sergeant, U.S. Army, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division
  • Place and date: Germany, 1 July 1945 – 1 January 1946
  • G.O. No.: HQ, 1st Infantry Division, General Orders No. 30 (1946)

Citation: Martin P. Roughan, 6717712, Master Sergeant, Service Company, 16th Infantry. For meritorious service in connection with operations in the Army of Occupation in Germany from 1 July 1945 to 1 January 1946. During this period the Regiment was undergoing a high speed redeployment program and was converting from a combat to an occupational unit, resulting in continuous loss experienced personnel and the relaxing of administrative procedure. Sergeant Roughan, as Regimental Supply Sergeant, because of his ability and experience, directed and advised organizations of the Regiment in the tremendous task of preparing, instituting and maintaining property records and correct supply records. Devoting long hours to his duties, Sergeant Roughan was greatly responsible for the efficient and smooth operation of the unit during this period. His unselfish devotion to duty made him invaluable to his unit. Sergeant Roughan is hereby authorized to wear the Army Commendation Ribbon by direction of the Secretary of War. Residence at enlistment: Mt. Vernon, New York.

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