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Conway, Orland L., Jr


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 17:14:34


Serial No: 37652134

Born: August 4, 1921

Parents: Orland L. and Martha Conaway

Killed in action in Italy April 15, 1945

Entered Army: December 30, 1942

Training in US: Camp McClain, MS, QM. Div.

Left for Overseas: From Camp Pickett, VA in May 1943; arrived Sicily.

Served overseas with 92nd Div. 554 Repl. Bn., and 409 Repl. Co.

Sent to Front in Italy with 473rd Inf.

Medals-Ribbons: Purple Heart (posthumous)

Months in Service: In US, 5; overseas, 23

Body returned to US and laid to rest in Cedar Memorial Cemetry, Cedar Rapids, IA.

(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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