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Lyon, Robert Russell


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 16:42:33

Lyon, Robert Russell

Traer, IA

Serial No: 226088

Born: Oct 26, 1918

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lyon

Entered Navy: May 1942

Training in US: Columbia Univ, New York City, NY; Columbus, OH

Left for Sea Duty: Aboard the USS Allendale, APA 127, San Pedro, CA on Aug, 1944

Engagements: Okinawa Invasion, Apr 1, 1945 to Apr 10, 1945

Medals-Ribbons: Victory, American Theater, Asiatic-Pacific (1 Star), Philippine Campaign

Returned to US: Left ship at San Francisco on Nov 27, 1945

Discharged: Great lakes, IL on Feb 1, 1946. Rating: Lt.

Months in Service: In US, 27; overseas, 11

Present Occupation: Farming

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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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