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Nation, Dale W.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 19:46:48

Nation, Dale W.

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37197763

Born: Mar 11, 1914

Parents: Walter and Bessie Nation

Entered Army: Jun 2, 1942, Signal Corps, Radar Repairman

Training in US: Camp Crowder, MO; Camp Murphy, FL; Drew Field, FL

Left for Overseas: From San Fancisco, CA on Oct 27, 1943; arrived Sydney, Australia on Nov 14, 1943. Assigned 5th Air Force, 41st Div., 24th Div., Navy for 1 landing.

Sent to Front: Attached to 41st Div.

Engagements: Hollandia, Leyte, Panay, Luzon

Medals-Ribbons: Bismark Archipelago, New Guinea, Southern Philippines, Luzon, Good Conduct, Philippine Libereation Ribbon with 2 Stars, Service Arrowhead

Returned to US: San Francisco, CA on Nov 20, 1945

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS. Rating: Sgt.
Months in Service: In US, 17; overseas, 25

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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