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Romick, John A.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 22:01:32

Romick, John A.

Traer, IA

Serial No: 6217548

Born: June 8, 1924

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Burton Romick

Enlisted in Navy: Dec 13, 1942

Training in US: Great Lakes, IL; Memphis, TN; Hollywood, FL; Jacksonville, FL; Alameda, CA; Modesto, CA

Left for Sea Duty: From San Francisco, CA on May 16, 1944; arrived Honolulu, Hawaii on May 24, 1944. Assigned USS Chandeleur

Engagements: Saipan, June 25-Sep 6, 1944; Palau, Sep 9-Dec 25, 1944; Kerama Retto, Mar 28-Jul 21, 1945; Oklinawa, Jul 21-Aug 5, 1945; Japan Occupation, Sep 9-Oct 15, 1945

Medals-Ribbons: Asiatic-Pacific, American Occupation of Japan, Victory, Combat, Aircrew Wings

Returned to US: From Ominato, Japan on Oct 15, 1945; arrived San Francisco, CA on Nov 7, 1945

Discharged: Great Lakes, IL on Jan 9, 1946. Rating: ARM 3/c

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

Present Occupation: Student

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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