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Fehr, Harris


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/7/2007 at 21:09:09

Fehr, Harris

Dysart, IA

Born: Dec 5, 1917

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fehr

Entered Army: Apr 17, 1941

Training in US: Camp Claiborne, LA

Left for Overseas: Fort Dix, NJ; on Feb 16, 1942

Overseas Training: No. Ireland, Scotland, England; assigned 133rd Inf., 34th Div.

Served in Tunisia, Sicily, Italy; participated in Battle for Rome, 1944, invasion of No. Africa. Stationed in Algiers several months and was at one time attached dto Hqs. of Gen. Eisenhower as Honor Guard

Medals-Ribbons: Good Conduct, Purple Heart

Rating: Pvt

Killed in action on Jun 3, 1944, Italy

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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