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Bryson, Leo A.

BRYSON

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 15:30:52

BRYSON, LEO A.

Brooklyn, NY

Serial No: WW I, 1440360; WW II, 0-210274

Born: April 26, 1894

Parents: David E. and Calista L. Bryson

Enlisted in Army: War I, on May 24, 1917, Iowa Cavalry; War II, active duty October 28, 1940, New York, Ord.

Training in US: War I, Grinnell, IA; Camp Cody, NM; Camp Dix, NJ

Left for Overseas: War I, New York, October 16, 1918; arrived Southampton, England on October 24, 1918; Cherbourg, France, October 26, 1918.

Overseas Training: Camp DeSouge, October 28 to November 30, 1918; Camp Genicart No. 2, France, November 30 to December 24, 1918. Assigned Co. E, 109th Ammunition Train. 34th Div.

Medals-Ribbons: War I, Victory; War II, American Defense, American Theater, Victory

Returned to US: Bordeaux, France, on December 24, 1918; into Newport News, VA on January 5, 1919.

Discharged: War I, Camp Dodge, IA, January 18, 1919. Rating: Cpl; War II: Fort Dix, NJ, September 7, 1945. Rating: Maj.

Months in Service: War I, in US, 17; overseas 3; War II: in US, 58-1/2

Present Occupation: Banker

(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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