HEADQUARTERS 99TH FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION OFFICE OF THE BATTALION COMMANDER APO #201, C/o PM, S.F., Calif. (Date) 28 Sept 45
I certify that (Name) Billy L. Hottle (Rank) 33537154 (ASN) T/4
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. Philippine Liberation Ribbon with (one [one crossed out] two) Bronze Stars, Per GO #23, Hq USAFFE, 1945 4. Bismark Archapeligo Campaign Star, Per GO #100, Hq USAFFE, 1945 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 S) #56, Hq 99th FA Bn., (Date) 1944 8. [this line crossed out with x's] 9. Bronze Arrowhead for participation in assult landing on Leyte Island, P.I. 20 October 1945. – H hour plus 2
E.C. JACOT CWO U.S.A. Pers. Officer.