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Thompson, Glen Arthur


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 16:30:02

Thompson, Glen Arthur

Traer, IA

Serial No: 3225623

Born: Mar 26, 1927

Parents: Alexander, Sr and Mary LaVina Thompson

Entered Navy: Mar 13, 1945

Training in US: NTS, Great Lakes, IL

Left for Sea Duty: Norfolk, VA in May 1945, aboard USS Portsmouth (CL-102), B Div.

Medals-Ribbons: Victory, American Area Campaign

Returned to US: Philadelphia, PA on Jun 1946

Discharged: Great Lakes, IL on Jul 7, 1946

Rating: Fm1/c

Months in Service: In US, 2; overseas, 15

Ship recalled from Pacific assignment Aug 13, 1945, and used for training vessel for ensign graduates.

Present Occupation: Employee Traer Dairy

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)

Researcher Note: His parents are buried in Buckingham Cemetery, Traer, IA. Buckingham Cem. is online.


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