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Christiansen, Ervin J.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 17:10:19


Traer, IA

Serial No: RA 37046307

Born: April 14, 1915

Parents: Henry and Ingeburg Christiansen

Entered Army: June 27, 1941

Training in US: Camp Polk, LA; Fort Benning, GA; and California

Left for Overseas: Left New York on June 7, 1944; arrived June 14, 1944, British Isles.

Training Overseas: England, Assigned 7th Armored Div.

Sent to Front: August 10, 1944 with the 7th Arm. Div.

Engagements: Ardennes, Northern France Campaigns, Rhineland, Central Europe

Medals-Ribbons: 3 Battle Stars, Victory, Good Conduct, EAME Threater Ribbon

Returned to US: Bremerhaven on April 20, 1947 into Camp Kilmer, NJ, April 28, 1947

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS on August 19, 1947

Rating: T/4

Months in Service: In US, 34 mos, 23 days; overseas, 37 mos, 29 days

Was mess sergeant assigned to Co. D, 31st Tank Bn., 7th Arm. Div., at Camp Polk, LA, for 145 enlisted men; checked all incoming rations, took inventory weekly of all stock and supplies.

Present Occupation: Re-enlisted. Soldier in Army of Occupation, Frankfurt, Germany.

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


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