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Siemens, Eldon Gilbert

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Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 21:26:15

Siemens, Eldon Gilbert

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37599403

Born: March 29, 1921

Parents: Dirk and Ella Siemens

Entered Army on July 18, 1944

Training in US: Fort McClellan, AL

Left for Overseas: From Boston, MA on Jan 3, 1945; arrived LeHavre, France on Jan 15, 1945. Assigned 99th Div., 395th Inf. Regt., Co. B

Sent to Front: Jan 25, 1945, with 7th Army

Engagements: Rhineland and Central Europe

Wounded: Feb 6, 1945, Germany

Hospitalized: Paris, France, until Mar. 3, 1945

Medals-Ribbons: European-African Eastern Theater, Purple Heart.

Returned to US: LeHavre, France, Mar 12, 1946; into New York on Mar 21, 1946

Discharged: Cmp McCoy, WI on Mar 26, 1946. Rating: Cpl.

Months in Sservice: In US, 5 mos, 20 days, overseas, 14 mos, 19 days

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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