HEADQUARTERS 99TH FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION OFFICE OF THE BATTALION COMMANDER
APO #201, C/o PM, S.F., Calif. 25 Sept 45 (Date) CERTIFICATE I certify that Billy L. Hottle T/4 33537154
(Name) (Rank) ( ASN)
formerly a member of this organization is entitled to wear the following awards and decorations: 1. SWPA Theatre Ribbon 2. New Guinea Campaign Star, Per gO #26, Hq USAFFE, 1945 3. Phiippine Liberation Ribbon with (two) Bronze Stars, Per GO #23, Hq USAFFE, 1945 4. Bismark Archapeligo Campaign Star, Per GO #100, Hq USAFFE, 2945 5. Southern Philippine Campaign Star, Per WD Circular #90, 1945 6. Luzon Island Campaign Star, Per WD Circular #90, 1945 7. Good Conduct Medal Per SO #56, Hq 99th FA Bn., 1944
8. (struck through) 9. Bronze Arrowhead for participation in assult landing on Leyte Island, P.I. 20 October 1944 10. ____________________________
E.C. JACOT (signature) CWO U.S.A. Pers. Officer.