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Rehder, Carl Louis


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 21:52:12

Rehder, Carl Louis

Lincoln, IA

Serial No: 37043693

Born: Apr 11, 1917

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Rehder

Entered Army: Apr 25, 1941

Training in US: Camp Claiborne, Alexandria, LA; Fort Dix, NJ

Left for Overseas: New York, Jan 1942; arrived Belfast, Ireland

Overseas Training: Special Training School, Sherenham, England. Assigned 136 Med. Reg., 109 Med. Bn., 92 Mortar Bn. (chem.), Chemical Warfare Service Hqs.

Sent to Front: 92nd Chem. Warfare Mortar Bn.

Engagements: Initial landing at Omaha Beach, Normandy, and on to Berlin

Medals-Ribbons: Good Conduct, Bronze Medal, 7 Campaign Stars

Returned to US: LeHavre, France on Mar 1945; arrived Boston, MA in March 1945

Discharged: Jefferson Barracks, MO on May 26, 1945. Rating: M/Sgt.

Months in Service: In US, 10; overseas, 39

Present Occupation: Head of research and survey department, Farmers Hybrid Hog Co., Hampton, IA

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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