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Christopher, Wiley N.

´╗┐Wiley N. Christopher, a native of Athens, Alabama served in the United States Army where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his heroic achievement near Epinal and Rambervillers, France from September 20 to 28, 1944. Serving as an Anti-aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Commander he repeatedly exposed himself to hostile observation and fire in order to direct his half-tracks to effective fire positions upon enemy emplacements. He was also awarded the Purple Heart Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster for wounds received in action on September 2 and September 28, 1944. Mr. Christopher has been a resident of Huntsville, Alabama since 1960.