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Justice, Wayne Leland

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Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 12:59:48

Justice, Wayne Leland

Traer, IA

Serial No: 3211212

Born: Jun 2, 1914

Parents: Charles and Stella Justice

Enlisted in Navy: Jan 4, 1937

Training in US: San Diego, CA

Left for sea duty, serving on USS Vestal (AR-4), USS George F. Elliott (AP-105).

Engagements: Dec 7, 1941, on Vistal during Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. On George F. Elliott during the Invasion of Saipan; Invasion of Leyte, P.I.; Invasion of Lingayen Gulf, P.I.; on Magic Carpet run returning troops from Japan after the war.

Medals-Ribbons: Victory, Asiatic-Pacific area (6 Bronze Stars); Philippine Liberation (2 Bronze Stars); American Defense; Good Conduct; Navy Occupation Medal.

Present Occupation: Still in service. Regular US Navy, rating: CEM

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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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