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Bovey, Allan Evers

BOVEY, WILSON

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 11:12:52

BOVEY, ALLAN EVERS

Traer, IA

Serial No: 8593237

Born: November 3, 1923

Parents: Wesley Evers and Agnes Wilson Bovey

Entered Navy: June 3, 1943

Training in US: NTS, Farragut, ID; Texas A. & M., College Station, TX; Little Creek, VA

Left for Overseas: From San Diego, CA on August 28, 1944

Overseas Training: Waipo Training Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, October 1944. Assigned U.S.S. LSM 8

Engagements: Reinforcement action at Bougainville, Solomon Islands, November 1944; Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, P.I., January 9, 1945 (initial invasion), initial troop landings on Japan.

Medals-Ribbons: American Theater, Asiatic-Pacific, Good Conduct, Philippine Liberation, Victory

Returned to US: Guam, December 18, 1945; into San Francisco on February 22, 1946.

Discharged: Minneapolis, MN on March 2, 1946

Rating: RM 2/c

Months in Servcice: In US, 12; overseas, 19

Landed men of the 1st Calvary Division at Yokohama on Japan and was engaged for more than a month transporting troops from Manila, P.I. to Yokohama.

Present Occupation: Student

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA- collected by the Legion about 1949)


 

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