Charles H. Coolidge
|Charles Henry Coolidge|
Coolidge is congratulated by Lt. Gen Wade H. Haislip after he was presented with the Medal of Honor
|Born||August 4, 1921|
Signal Mountain, Tennessee, U.S.
|Died||April 6, 2021 (aged 99)|
Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Charles Henry Coolidge (August 4, 1921 – April 6, 2021) was a United States Army soldier. He was awarded the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor. He received this honor for his actions in World War II. He was the oldest living person to have been given the Medal of Honor at the time of his death.
References[change | change source]
- WWII Army Enlistment Records
- Carroll, David. "Local World War II veteran & Medal of Honor recipient Charles H. Coolidge dies at 99". WRCB. Retrieved April 7, 2021.