1st Raider Battalion (Company A)
New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 10th July 1943
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KIA - See Roll of Honour
ROLL OF HONOUR:https://www.specialforcesroh.com/index.php?threads/mulford-robert-lee.58445/
Silver Star : The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Army Award) (Posthumously) to Corporal Robert L. Mulford (MCSN: 290745), United States Marine Corps, for gallantry in action at New Georgia, Solomon Islands, on 10 July 1943. When his platoon was pinned down by enemy fire Corporal Mulford retrieved a Browning Automatic Rifle from a casualty and led his squad forward in an assault on hostile positions. During the action he personally destroyed an enemy light machine gun and its entire crew. In doing so Corporal Mulford sacrificed his life.