Rathel R. Goodman

Rathel Goodman was the son of Stafford J Goodman and Felora Joyner. He had siblings Gilbert Y Goodman, Ethel G Goodman Hartsell, Bernadine V Goodman, Ollie T Goodman, Lester L Goodman. He was married to Irene Goodman.
He entered the service December 1941 and was deployed December 1943. He was killed in action in Germany 8 April 1945.
Silver Star
Awarded for actions during the World War II
(UNCONFIRMED - Citation Needed): Rathel R. Goodman, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 6th Armored Division during World War II.
General Orders: Headquarters, 6th Armored Division, General Orders No. 95 (1945)
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Rathel R. Goodman

Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army

44th Infantry Battalion, 6th Armored Division

Entered the Service From: North Carolina

Service #: 34256144

Date of Death: April 08, 1945

Buried: Plot I Row 19 Grave 18

Netherlands American Cemetery

Margraten, Netherlands

Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star