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Smith, Dayle H.

SMITH, PETERSEN

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 21:28:02

Smith, Dayle H.

Dorchester, MA

Serial No: 3208728

Born: March 23, 1914

Parents: Raymond V. Smith and Mrs. Beth Petersen

Entered Navy: Feb 20, 1933

Training in US: NTS, San Diego, CA

Left for Overseas: Norfolk, VA on Mar 15, 1942; arrived Oran, No. Africa on May 7, 1942. Assigned Atlantic Fleet, 7th Fleet, Pacific

Engagements: Invasion of Sicily, July 10, 1942; Battle of Hollandia Bay, May 1944; Landings at Leyte, Oct 1944; First Battle Philippines

Medals-Ribbons: Good Conduct, 15 years, American Theater, African-Middle Eastern, Asiatic-Pacific, Defense Ribbon "A", Philippine Liberation, Victory, China Occupation, China Service

Returned to US: Jan 6, 1946; San Francisco, CA Feb 4, 1946

Rating: Lt.

Months in Service: Overseas, 42

Present Occupation: US Navy

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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