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Kvidera, William Lester

KVIDERA

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 15:15:35

Kvidera, William Lester

Traer, IA

Serial No: 3033558

Born: Jul 12, 1919

Parents: James and Helen Kvidera

Died: Dec 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Entered Navy: Jun 21, 1940

Training in US: NTS, Great Lakes, IL

Left for Sea Duty: Bremerton, WA, Oct 1940

Member crew aboard battleship USS Oklahoma

Engagements: Pearl Harbor Dec 7, 1941

Wounded: Reported missing, later reported dead

Medals-Ribbons: Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific

Promotions: App. Seaman, S1/c, CarpenterÕs Mate 3/c

Months in Service: In US, 4; overseas, 13

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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