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Schutt, Harold

SCHUTT

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 21:12:09

Schutt, Harold

Albion, IA

Serial No: 37112583

Born: Jun 6, 1920

Parents: Theodore and Hilda Schutt

Entered Army: Feb 3, 1942

Training in US: Camp Wolters

Left for Overseas: From San Francisco, CA on Jun 7, 1942; arrived Honolulu, Hawaii on Jun 15, 1942

Overseas Training: Oahu, Hawaii, Jun 15 1942 to Dec 16, 1942. Assigned 25th Div., 161st Reg. Co. L and Service Co.

Sent to Front: Jan 6, 1943, Co. L, 161st Inf., 25th Div.

Engagements: Guadalcanal, Jan 6, 1943; New Georgia, Jul 23, 1943; New Zealand, Dec 5, 1943, New Caldonia, Feb 1944; Luzon, Jan 11, 1945

Hospitalized Overseas: Guadalcanal for malaria, 10 days; Luzon, malaria for 10 days.

Medals-Ribbons: Good Conduct, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon with 3 Battle Stars, Philippine Liberation ribbon with 1 Bronze Star, Infantry Combat

Returned to US: From Manila, P.I. on Jul 23, 1945; arrived San Francisco, CA on Aug 13, 1945

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS on Aug 20, 1945. Rating: T/5

Months in Service: In US, 4; overseas, 38

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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