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Kober, John R.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 15:51:16

Kober, John R.

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37113521

Born: Jun 7, 1913

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Kober

Entered Army: Feb 13, 1942

Training in US: Camp Foreest, TN; Fort Sill, OK; Fort Lewis, WA; Mojave Desert, CA

Left for Overseas: Camp Stoneman, CA on Jul 6, 1943; arrived Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Jul 12, 1943

Overseas Training: Kanai Island, 10 mos; New Guinea, 7 mos. Assigned 33rd Div. Art., Hqs. Btry.

Sent to Front: New Guinea, Dec 1944, 33rd Div.

Engagements: New Guinea, Moroti, Luzon

Medals-Ribbons:L Good Conduct, New Guinea Battle Star, Dutch West Indies Battle Star, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with 1 Star

Returned to US from Nagoya, Japan on Nov 3, 1945; into Vancouver, WA on Nov 16, 1945

Dischargedf: Fort Leavenworth, KS on Nov 29, 1945. Rating: T/5

Months in Service: In US, 17; overseas, 30

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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