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Seda, Frank Joe


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 22:18:52

Seda, Frank Joe

Waterloo, IA

Serial No: 37113156

Born: Nov 19, 1913

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Joe J. Seda

Entered Army: Feb 9, 1942

Training in US: Camp Wolters, TX; Santa Monica, CA; Camp Butner, NC; Alabama, TN, West VA

Left for Overseas: New York on May 12, 1944; arrived Liverpool, England on May 25, 1944

Overseas Training: Penzance, England. Assigned 35th Div., 134 Reg., Co. B

Sent to Front: Jul 15, 1944, with 134th Reg., 35th Div.

Engagements: Capturing Hill 122 and occupying St. Lo., Torigny Mt., Laval LeMans Chateau Orleans, Trays, Jainville, Nancy, Metz

Hospitalized Overseas: England with carbuncle on back of neck

Medals-Ribbons: EAME, Good Conduct, Distinguished Unit Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge

Returned to US: From LeHavre, France; arrived US on Jun 12, 1945

Discharged: Camp Beale, CA. Rating: Cpl.

Months in Service: In US, 31-1/2; overseas, 13

Was captured crossing the Saar River in city of Habkirchen. Prisoner of Germans for 5 months

Present Occupation: Tire recapper, Schukei Co., Waterloo, IA

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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