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Sears, Donald Ray


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 22:17:16

Sears, Donald Ray

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37112578

Born: Mar 20, 1920

Parents: Homer A. and Mae F. Sears

Entered Army: Feb 3, 1942, Signal Corps.

Training in US: Paine Field, Everett, WA

Left for Overseas: San Francisco, CA on May 17, 1942; arrived Honolulu, Hawaii on May 26, 1942

Overseas training: Bellows Field, Hawaii. Assigned Sig. Aircraft Warning, 7th Fighter Command, Joint Communication Center, Univ of Hawaii Radar Course

Sent to Front: JCC, July

Engagements: Iwo Jima, July-Sep

Hospitalized Overseas, Honolulu for one week

Returned to US: Iwo Jima, Oct, into San Francisco, CA

Discharged: Fort Logan, CO. Rating: Cpl.

Months in Service: In US, 3; oveseas, 45

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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