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Schwab, Dwight L.

SCHWAB

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 21:13:12

Schwab, Dwight L.

Portland, OR

Serial No: 0-17358

Born: Mar 22, 1913

Parents: Rev. and Mrs. B. T. Schwab

Entered Marines: Jun 27, 1942

Training in US: Quantico, VA; San Diego, CA

Left for Overseas: From San diego, CA on Jul 4, 1943; arrived Noumea, New Caledonia, on Jul 25, 1943

Overseas training: Guadalcanal, Feb to Jun 1944. Assigned 3rd Div., 111th Amphibious Corps

Sent to Front: Jul 3, 1944

Engagements: Guam, Jun-Jul 1944; Okinawa, Apr-Jun 1945

Medals-Ribbons: Bronze Star, Presidential Citation, Pacific

Returned to US: Guam, Sep 1945; arrived San Francisco on Oct 8, 1945

Discharged: Camp Pendleton, CA on Jun 19, 1946. Rating: Capt.

Months in Service: In US, 18; overseas, 27

Present Occupation: Lawyer

(No photo available)

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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