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Janssen, Alvin Harold


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 13:48:53

Janssen, Alvin Harold

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37043697

Born: Apr 18, 1916

Parents: not shown

Entered Army: Apr 26, 1941

Training in US: Camp Claiborne

Left for Overseas: Feb 18, 1942; arrived Belfast, Ireland on Mar 3, 1942; assigned 92nd Cml. Mortar Bn., 34th Div.

Sent to Front: Jun 10, 1944 with 92nd Cml. Mortar Bn.

Engagements: Normandy, Northern France, Germany

Medals-Ribbons: Bronze Star Citation, 4 Battle Stars for Normandy, Northern France, Germany, Battle of the Bulge

Returned to US: LeHavre, France on Feb 19, 1945; into New York on Feb 26, 1945

Discharged: Jefferson Barracks, MO on May 21, 1945; rating: T/4

Months in Service: In US, 12 mos, 17 days; overseas, 36 mos, 9 days

Present Occupation: Farming

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

Researcher Note: Alvin Harold is buried in Buckingham Cemetery, Traer, IA. There are about 16 JanssenŐs listed in the cemetery. Buckingham can be viewed online.


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