Silver Stars were awarded the following for gallantry in action per G. O. 29, Headquarters, 6th Armored Division, 10 March 1945.
First Lieutenant Edward Snyder, B CompanyFor gallantry in action in the vincinity of Wardin, Belgium, on 3 January 1945. During an enemy counterattack, he displayed great courage and resourcefulness in aggressively supporting the attack, continually racing from flank to flank to fire on enemy tanks. When orders to withdraw were given, he remained in position to cover the withdrawal of our tanks and infantry, and under heavy enemy artillery and mortar fire, left his tank destroyer to assist in evacuating a wounded soldier. Entered the military service from Pennsylvania.
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service # O1822324
603rd Tank Destroyer Battalion
Entered the Service from: Pennsylvania
Buried at: Plot C Row 8 Grave 84
Lorraine American Cemetery
St. Avold, France
Awards: Silver Star, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster,
Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster