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Byrnes, Dr. Allen William


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 11:55:30


Fort Custer, Michigan

Serial No: 0-318458

Born: March 20, 1910

Parents: R.C. and Anna Byrnes

Entered Army: MaY 14, 1942

Training in US: Fort Custer, Michigan; Camp Breckenridge, KY

Left for Overseas: 1st time, Camp Patrick Henry, August 26, 1943; arrived Oran, Africa, September 10, 1943. 2nd time: Camp Shanks, NY, April 6, 1944; arrived Liverpool, England, April 11, 1944

Overseas Training: Africa and England. Assigned Div. Hqs. 83rd Inf. Div.

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

Medals-Ribbons: European, African, Middle Eastern, American Service, Victory, German Occupation, Bronze Star.

Returned to US: 1st time: Antwerp, Belgium; arrived Camp Patrick Henry, NY, November 16, 1943; 2nd time: Oran, Africa; arrived Camp Shanks, September 19, 1945.

Discharged: Placed on inactive status, Fort George Meade, June 30, 1946.

Rating: Lt-Col

Months in Service: In US, 29; overseas, 20

Present Occupation: Neuropsychiatrist, Veterans Administration

(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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