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Seda, Fred A.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 22:19:45

Seda, Fred A.

Waterloo, IA

Serial No: 37113163

Born: Nov 29, 1919

Parents: M. and Mrs. Joe J. Seda

Entered Army: Feb 10, 1942, AAF

Training in US: Sheppard Field, Wichita Falls, TX; Barksdale Field, Shreveport, LA

Left for Overseas: From New York on Sep 21, 1942; arrived Suez, Egypt, Nov 2, 1942. Assigned 341st Air Service Sq. and 945th Air Engineering Sq.

Engagements: Battle of No. Africa, Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, Italy

Hospitalized Overseas: In Egypt two weeks with strep throat, and in Corsica for two weeks with sore foot.

Medals-Ribbons: 3 Bronze Stars, Mechanic's Medal, ETO Ribbon

Returned to US: Boston, MA on Apr 20, 1945

Discharged: Jefferson Barracks, MO, Sep 5, 1945. Rating: Sgt.

Months in Service: In US, 12; overseas, 31

Present Occupation: Mechanic

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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