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Briggs, LeRoy Alfred


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 12:16:57


Traer, IA

Serial No: 8603126

Born: November 5, 1925

Parents: Harry and Agnes Briggs

Died: October 19, 1947, Traer, IA

Entered Navy: April 2, 1944

Training in US: Farragut, Idaho; USCTC, Terminal Island, CA

Left for Sea Duty: San Francisco, CA on June 15, 1944; arrived Iwo Jima. In crew of U.S.S. Hendry, U.S.S. Allvson; into combat with 7th fleet.

Engagements: Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Asiatic-Pacific area

Medals-Ribbons: Victory, Pacific-Asiatic

Returned to US: Iwo Jima: into San Francisco on May 15, 1946

Discharged: Minneapolis, MN, on May 22, 1946

Rating: S1/c

Months in Service: In US, 3; overseas, 21.

(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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