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Boettcher, Herbert James

BOETTCHER

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 11:05:21

Boettcher, Herbert James

Waterloo, IA
Serial No: 0-365041
Born: September 15, 1916
Parents: Edward and May C. Boettcher
Entered Army: June 30, 1941, Inf.
Left for Overseas: San Francisco, CA on Jan. 12, 1942; arrived Karachi, India on March 1942. Assigned to 51st Pursuit Group, 7th Bomb. Grp.
Engagements: Battle of Burma, Defense of India
Hospitlized Overseas: Karachi, India, 6 weeks, jaundice; Panagash and Calcutta, India, 3 months, dysentery.
Medals-Ribbons: Pre-Pearl Harbor, Meritorious Service, Defense of India, Victory, Battle of Burma.
Returned to US: Calcutta, India on July 23, 1944; Miami, FL on Aug. 2, 1944.
Discharged: Lincoln, NE
Rating: Capt.
Months in Service: In US, 44; overseas, 31.
Present Occupation: Manaager furniture store


 

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