Hall Duncan Legion of Honor

Dr. Hall Duncan (Ph.D. in education) of Edmond, Oklahoma, a World War II veteran with numerous medals from his service in the European Theater, received  France's highest distinction, the Legion of Honor, in a ceremony at the memorial site for his fellow Oklahoman Staff Sgt. Ruben Rivers (a 716st Tank Battalion Medal of Honor recipient) in Guebling, France.  Dr. Duncan served in I Company, 3rd Battalion, 101st Infantry, 26th Division (Yankee Division), Third Army and was honorably discharged as a Private First Class.  His previous combat awards included the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.  Pvt. Duncan and Staff Sgt. Rivers fought in the same battle near Guebling.