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Madera, Ervin A.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 17:56:23

Madera, Ervin A.

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37666126

Born; Jan 9, 1924

Parents: Frank J. and Bertha Madera

Entered Army: March 19, 1943, AAF, MP, CIC

Training in US: Miami Beach, FL; Camp Ripley, MN; Camp Miles Standish, MA

Left for Overseas: New York, Sep 5, 1943; arrived Grenock, Scotland on Sep 23, 1943

Overseas Training: Kingscliffe Air Base, England, Sep 23, 1943 to Aug 1945; Istres Air Base, France, Aug to Oct 1945; Weisbaden, Germany, Oct 1945 to Feb 1946. Assigned to 1221st MP Co (Avn), 92nd Bomb Grp., Hq and Hq Sq, US Air Forces in Europe, 702nd Counter intelligence Corps Det. (Avn).

Sent to Front: Went overseas with 1221st MP Co (Avn).

Engagements: Air offensive over Europe

Medals-Ribbons: EAME Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star, Good Conduct, Victory

Returned to US: Antwerp, Belgium on Feb 12, 1946 into New York City on Feb 20, 1946

Discharged: Camp McCoy, WI on Feb 25, 1946. Rating: Cpl.

Months in Service: In US, 5; overseas, 30

Present Occupation: Member of US Air Forces

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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