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Murty, Marvin Richard


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 18:33:02

Murty, Marvin Richard

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37118063

Born: Feb 19, 1912

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Murty

Entered Army: Mar 18, 1942

Training in US: Camps Wallace and Hulen, TX

Left for Overseas: From New York on Nov 2, 1942; arrived Casablanca, No. Africa on Nov 18, 1942. Assigned 34th, 1st Arab Div., 30th

Sent to Front: Jan, 1943 with 1st Div.

Engagements: Algiers, Naples, Rome, Central Europe, Tunisia, Rhineland, Southern France

Hospitalized Overseas: France, for malaria, 12 days; Germany for malaria, 2-12 months

Medals-Ribbons: 7 Battle Stars, Campaign Ribbon

Returned to US: Jul 5, 1945

Discharged: Camp Carson, CO on Oct 11, 1945. Rating: S/Sgt.

Months in Service: In US, 11; overseas, 32

Present Occupation: Farming

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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