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Provan, William (Will)

PROVAN

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 20:47:28

Provan, William (Will)

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37113522

Born: March 27, 1905

Parents: John and Jessie Provan

Entered Army: Feb 13, 1942

Left for Overseas: From San Francisco, CA on Jul 6, 1943; arrived hawaiian Islands on Jul 11, 1943

Overseas Training: Jul 11, 1943 to Jun 16, 1945. Assigned Hq. Btry., 210th F.A. Bn.

Hospitalized Overseas: Hawaii

Medals-Ribbons: Rifle Marksman, Driver's Medal, Good Conduct

Returned to US: From Hawaii on Jun 16, 1945; arrived San Francisco, CA on Jun 17, 1945

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS,, Jun 26, 1945. Rating: Cpl.

Months in Service: In US, 18; overseas, 19

Present Occupation: Horse buyer

Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)

Researcher Note: He died 14 Jun 1966 and is buried in Buckingham Cemetry, Traer, IA. His parents are also buried there as well as his wife, Anne.


 

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