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Speirs, Wilfred


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 22:42:02

Speirs, Wilfred

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37194424

Born: Nov 7, 1914

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Speirs

Entered Army: May 7, 1942, Medical Corps

Training in US: Camp Grant, IL; Fitzsimmons Gen. Hospital, Denver, CO

Left for Overseas: San Francisco, CA on Feb 26, 1943; arrived Noumea, New Caledonia on Mar 20, 1943. Assigned 69th Ord. Bn.

Researcher Note: He died 19 Jul 1997 and is buried in Buckingham Cemetery, Traer, IA (Buckingham Cemetery is online)

Medals-Ribbbons: Philippine Liberation, Good Conduct, Meritorious Unit Award

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS, Dec 29, 1945

Rating: S/Sgt

Months in Service: In US, 9 mos, 26 days; overseas, 33 mos, 27 days

Present Occupation: Truck driver

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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