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Lockhard, Wendell Phillip


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 16:37:34

Lockhard, Wendell Phillip

Waterloo, IA

Serial No: 8597130

Born: Dec 9, 1924

Parent: Fred A. Lockard

Entered Navy: Oct 1, 1943

Training in US: NTS, Farragut, ID; Radio School, Comm. Sch., Phib. Tra. Pac. Oceanside, CA

Left for Overseas: San Francisco, CA on Jul 18, 1944; arrived Milney Bay

Overseas Training: Hondi Island. Assigned Com. Ser. for 7th Flt., M.T.B. Sqs., 7th Fleet and Mobile Comm. Unit, C-342 Comm. Unit, USS LST 912

Sent to Front: Comm. M.T.B. Rons Philippines, etc.

Engagements: Leyte, Luzon

Medals-Ribbons: 2 Major Battle Stars, American Theater, Asiatic-Pacific, Philippines

Returned to US: Yokohama, Japan, via Guam and Iwo Jima; New Orleans, LA. Rating: RM3/c

Months in Service: In US, 10; overseas, 22

Present Occupation: Mason cement contractor

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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