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Altenhein, Rodger Leroy

ALTENHEIN

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 10:39:56

Altenhein, Rodger Leroy

Traer, IA
Serial No: 37039387
Born: April 10, 1916
Parents: Roy E. and Alta Altenhein
Entered Army: Jan. 14, 1941, Engineers
Training in US: Fort Riley, KS; Camp Needles, CA; Camp Polk, LA
Left for Overseas: New York, Aug. 20, 1944; arrived England, Aug. 26, 1944.
Assigned 9th Armd. Div., HQ Co., 9h Armd. Eng. Bn.
Sent to Front: Dec. 22, 1944, with 9th Armd. Eng. Bn.
Engagements: Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Europe
Medals-Ribbons: American Defense, European, African, Middle East Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Battle Stars, Good Conduct, Victory.
Returned to US: LeHavre, France, Oct. 6, 1945; New York, Oct. 14, 1945
Discharged: Fort Sheridan, IL, Oct. 20, 1945
Rating: S/Sgt.
Months in Service: In US, 43; overseas, 14
Present Occupation: Carpenter


 

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