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Soucek, Lester


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 22:38:41

Soucek, Lester

Traer, IA

Serial No: 3214711

Born: Sep 11, 1914

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Josep Soucek

Entered Navy: Sep 10, 1940

Training in US: NTS, Great Lakes, IL; Pensacola Naval Air Station; Opalocka Naval Air Station, Miami, FL

Left for Overseas: From San Francisco on Jul 10, 1944; arrived Pearl Harbor on Jul 16, 1944. Assigned to Kaneohe Bay USNAS.

Medals-Ribbons: Asiatic-Pacific Pre-Pearl Harbor, American Defense, Victory, Good Conduct

Returned to US: From Pearl Harbor in Aug 1946; into San Francisco, CA Aug 1946.

Discharged: Mare Island, Oakland, CA on Sep 1, 1946. Rating: AcMM P.A.

Months in Service: In US, 46; overseas, 27

Present Occupation: Employee of John Deere Tractor Works.

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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