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Schwertley, Russell Robert


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 22:15:22

Schwertley, Russell Robert

Ames, IA

Serial No: 37040244

Born: Jan 8, 1917

Parents: Glenn and LeNore Schwertley

Entered Air Corps: Feb 19, 1941

Training in US: Fort Lewis, WA

Left for overseas: From San Francisco, CA on Jun 21, 19045; arrived Manila, P.I. on Jul 13, 1945. Assigned VII ASAC.

Medals-Ribbons: American Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Victory

Returned to US: From Tokyo, Japan on Dec 10, 1945; arrived Tacoma, WA on Dec 23, 1945

Discharged: Fort Logan, CO. Rating: Sgt.

Months in Service: In US, 59; overseas, 6

Present Occupation: Shoe repairman

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: His parents are buried in Buckingham Cemetery, Traer, IA. Buckingham is online.


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