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McLeod, Frank Lawrence

MCLEOD

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 17:17:40

McLeod, Frank Lawrence

Cedar Rapids, IA

Serial No: 0-387631

Born: Mar 30, 1917

Parents: Dr. and Mrs. Frank H. McLeod

Entered Army: Feb 9, 1942

Training in US: Camp Roberts, CA; Fort Benning, GA; Fort Sam Houston, TX; Camp Polk, LA; Desert Training, CA; Indiantown Gap, PA

Left for Overseas: Boston, MA on Jul 20, 1944; arrived Liverpool, England on Jul 28, 1944. Assigned Service Co., 378th Inf., 95th Div.

Sent to Front: Aug 1944 with 95th Div.

Engagements: Northern France, Rhineland, Central Eurp[e

Medals-Ribbons: Bronze Star, Combat Infantry Badge, EDAME With 3 Battle Stars, Meritorious Service Unit

Returned to US: LeHavre, France on Jun 21, 1945 into Boston on Jun 29, 1945

Discharged: Camp Shelby, MS on Jan 13, 1946. Rating: Capt.

Months in Service: In US, 35; overseas, 12

This division took Metz, a city that history says was not taken in 1,500 years. The first time this infantry regiment was in action it stayed in action for 105 consecutive days.

Present Occupation: School teacher

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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