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Childs, Seward A.

CHILDS

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 16:08:59

CHILDS, SEWARD A.

Waterloo, IA

Serial No: 37693939

Born: December 16, 1908

Parents: Fred J. and Sadie Kolp Childs

Entered Army: March 31, 1914, Ordnance

Training in US: Camp Stewart, GA; Fort Jackson, SC

Left for Overseas: New York on February 27, 1945; arrived LeHavre, France on March 11, 1945.

Training Overseas: Lucky Strike March 12 to April 12, 1945, 494 HAM Co.

Sent to Front: April 14, 1945, Trier, Germany

Left Germany on June 14, 1945 for Pacific theater. Arrived Hollandia, New Guinea on September 3, 1945; Manila, P.I. Sept. 12, 1945; Nogoya, Japan, Nov. 3, 1945.

Hospitalized Overseas: Nogoya, Japan, 51 days

Medals-Ribbons: EAMET, APT and Victory ribbons; Good Conduct

Returned to US: Yokohama, Japan on March 30, 1946 into Seattle, WA on April 12, 1946.

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS on May 3, 1946.

Ratiing: T/4

Months in Service: In US, 11 mos, 17 days; overseas, 13 mos, 16 days

(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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