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Erickson, Viva Johannae


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 19:44:58

Erickson, Viva Johannae

Traer, IA

Serial No: M-778

Born: Sep 27, 1918

Parents: John and Egidie Erickson

Entered Army Medical Service: Jul 1, 1943

Training in US: Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Left for Overseas: Staten Island, NY on Aug 16, 1943; arrived Bizertte, Africa on Sep 6, 1943. Assigned 300th General Hospital, 225th Station Hospital

Sent to Front: Rear Echelon

Engagements: Naples-Aversa; Rome-Arno, Po Valley

Hospitalized Overseas: 300th General Hospital for typhoid, Feb-Mar, 1944; reoccurrence Aug of same year

Medals-Ribbons: Naples-Aversa, Rome-Arno, Po Valley

Returned to US: From Leghorn for Okinawa on Aug 15, 1945, but stopped because of V-J day and t.ded (redirected?) to US; Boston, MA on Aug 23, 1945

Discharged: Sibert, AL on Jan 16, 1946; rating: 2nd Lt

Months in Service: In US, 30; overseas, 24

Present Occupation: Physical therapist at Warm Springs, GA

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


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