Lester Boudreaux's WWII Awards Obtained by his Son Frank Boudreaux

The Bronze Star (distinguished himself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force)

The Combat Infantry Badge (awarded for performing combat duties in an infantry unit actively engaged in ground combat) above the Expert Badge with Rifle Bar (awarded for the highest qualification with a rifle)

The Purple Heart with one oak leaf cluster (awarded for having been twice wounded by weapon fire while directly engaged in armed conflict)
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The 99th Infantry Division Checkerboard Insignia.
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with Three Bronze Stars (awarded to for service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater in active combat against the enemy)

World War II Victory Medal (awarded for service during World War II.)

Army of the Occupation Medal with Germany Clasp (awarded for 30 days consecutive service while assigned to Germany  between 9 May 1945 and 14 Sep 1945)

Good Conduct Medal  (awarded for exemplary behavior, efficiency, and fidelity in active Federal Military service)

The braided cord is  the Belgian Fouragere which was awarded by the Belgian Government to distinguish his unit which was cited at least twice for heroism in the order of the day.

The BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle) similar to the one he used and for which was awarded The Expert Badge with Rifle Bar