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Briggs, William Ralph


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 16:28:31

Traer, IA

Serial No: 3226305

Born: April 19, 1927

Parents: Harry and Agnes Briggs

Entered Navy: March 31, 1945

Training in US: Great Lakes, IL

Left for Overseas: San Francisco, CA on September 5, 1945; arrived Philippines on September 21, 1945. In crew of DE-679, LSM-322, LSM-248, U.S.S. Mount Olympus, Seventh Fleet, Pacific.

Engagements: Liberation of Philippines

Medals-Ribbons: Pacific Theater, Victory, Philippine Libertion

Returned to US: May 28, 1946; arrived US on June 15, 1946

Discharged: Minneapolis, MN on June 22, 1946

Rating: F1/c

Months in Service: In US, 5; overseas, 10

Present Occupation: Employee Penick and Ford, Cedar Rapids, IA

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


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