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McKinney, George A.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 18:13:15

McKinney, George A.

Traer, IA

Serial No: 17061317

Born: Jun 28, 1915

Parents: Hosea and Carrie McKinney

Entered Army: Apr 13, 1942, Ord. (AUS)

Training in US: Camp Sutton, NC; Savanna Ord. Depot, IL; Camp McCoy, WI; Seneca Ord. Depot, NY

Left for Overseas: From New York on May 13, 1943; arrived Casablanca, No. Africa on May 20, 1943. Assigned 683rd Ord. Ammo. Co., 5th and 7th Army

Engagements: Tunisian, Rome-Arno-Rhineland

Hospitalized Overseas: Bone, No. Africa, Malaria

Medals-Ribbons: Good Conduct, EAME Ribbon with 3 Battle Stars, 4 Overseas Service Bars

Returned to US: Istres, France, Airport, Jul 18, 1945; into Miami, FL Airport on Jul 23, 1945

Discharged: Fort Sheridan, IL on Jul 29, 1945. Rating: T/Sgt

Months in Service: In US, 13; overseas, 26

Present Occupation: Garage parts manager

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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