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Lockard, William H.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 16:38:44

Lockard, William H.

Medina, WA

Serial No: 6200602

Born: Apr 17, 1920

Parents: Fred A. and Vera N. Lockard

Entered Navy: Sep 18, 1941

Training in US: NTS, Great Lakes, IL

Left for Sea Duty: Aboard USD Dent, Jan 1942 and USD Patterson, 1944

Engagements: Dutch Harbor, Aleutian Islands; Solomon Islands; New Guinea; Gilbert Islands; Marshall Islands; Philippines; Iwo Jima

Hospitalized Overseas: 4 months in Brisbaine, Australia, surgical ward

Medals-Ribbons: 4 years Good Conduct, 5 Campaign Ribbons

Returned to US: Maris Island, So. Pacific, March 1945; Apr 16, 1945

Discharged: Minneapolis, MN on Oct 13, 1945. Rating: MM 3/c

Months in Service: In US, 11; overseas, 38

Present Occupation: Printer

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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