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Ploen, Elvertus Henry


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 20:14:19

Ploen, Elvertus Henry

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37652051

Parents: William and Clara Ploen

Entered Army: Dec 30, 1942, 2nd T.C. Traffic Reg.

Training in US: Camp McCain, MS

Left for Overseas: From New York on Jun 10, 1943; arrived Oran, Africa on Jun 21, 1943

Engagements: Sicilian, Rome-Arno, North Appennines

Medals-Ribbons: 4 Overseas Service Bars, European-African, Middle Eastern Theater Ribbons with 3 Bronze Stars, good Conduct, Victory, Bronze Arrow Head

Returned to US: From Naples, Italy on Nov 2, 1945; arrived Virginia on Nov 22, 1945

Discharged: Camp Grant, IL on Nov 27, 1945. Rating: T/5

Months in Service: In US, 5 mos, 15 days; overseas, 29 mos, 13 days

Present Occupation: Grocer

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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