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Moffitt, John Graham


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 18:27:54

Moffitt, John Graham

Ames, IA

Serial No: 0-1057177

Born: Feb 8, 1922

Parents: John Ward and Jennie Park Moffitt

Entered Army: Sep 22, 1942

Training in US: Fort Bliss, TX; Fort Benning, GA; Camp Davis, NC; Camp Edwards, MA; Camp Haan, CA; Camp Cooke, CA

Left for Overseas: New York, Feb 16, 1945; arrived Glasgow, Scotland on Feb 21, 1945. Assigned 80th Inf. Div., 318th Inf., Co. I, Cannon Co., AntiTank Co. 10.

Sent to Front: Mar 26, 1945 with Co. I, 318th Inf.

Engagements: Central Europe and Rhineland

Wounded: Arms and hands with shrapnel from anti-tank rocket

Hospitalized Overseas: Near Paris, for wounds, 3 weeks

Medals-Ribbons: Purple Heart, Combat Inf. Badge, American Theater, European Occupation, Victory

Returned to US: Apr 30, 1946; arrived US on May 6, 1946

Discharged: Jul 13, 1946., Rating: 1st. Lt.

Present Occupation: Student

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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