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Kolpek, Allen E.

KOLPEK

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 14:52:27

Kolpek, Allen E.

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37787268

Born: Jun 18, 1926

Parents: Emanuel and Julia Mary Kolpek

Entered Army: Feb 17, 1945

Training in US: Camp Maxey, Paris, TX

Left for Overseas: From San Francisco, CA on Aug 23, 1945; arrived Manila, Luzon, P.I., Sep 15, 1945. Assigned to 6th Div. 80th F.A. Bn., Hq. and Hq. Btry., Air Section

Medals-Ribbons: Asiatic-Pacific, Victory, Good Conduct, Army Occupation Ribbon (Japan).

Returned to US: Jinsen, Korea on Oct 14, 1946 into Seattle, WA on Oct 27, 1946

Discharged: Fort Sheridan, IL, Dec 12, 1946. Rating: T/3

Two weeks after being attached to 6th Div. went to Korea for occupation, Air Section, and then did administrative work and observation for artillery training.

Months in Service: In US, 7 mos, 21 days; overseas, 14 months

Present Occupation: Aircraft and engine mechanic

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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