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Josifek, Frank W.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 13:56:18

Josifek, Frank W.

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37197741

Born: Jan 14, 1909

Parents: Frank and Anna Josifek

Entered Army: Jun 2, 1942, Inf; later, QAMC

Training in US: Camp Wolters, TX; Camp Claiborne, LA; Atlanta Ord. Motor Base, GA

Left for Overseas: Camp Shanks, NY on Apr 29, 1943; arrived Oran, Algiers, N.Africa. Assigned detached service with 34th, 36th 45th 88th, 1st Armored, 11th Ski-Troop Divs.

Sent to Front: May 11, 1943 with 230 QM Salvage Co.

Engagements: Naples, Foggio, Anzio and Rome-Arno to Appenine Mts. to Jan 14, 1945

Medals-Ribbons: African, Middle Eastern, European Campaign Ribbon, 2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct

Returned to US: From Naples, Italy on Jun 23, 1945 into Miami, FL on Feb 1, 1945

Discharged: Jefferson Barracks, MO on Mar 20, 1945; rating: T/5

Months in Service: In US, 12 months, 15 days; overseas, 22 months

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.)


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