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Vest, John Garland


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 16:35:13

Vest, John Garland

Cedar Falls, IA

Serial No: 3223631

Born: Nov 6, 1926

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. John Vest

Entered Navy: Sep 1944

Training in US: NTS, Great Lakes, IL

Left for Sea Duty: Jul 4, 1945

Overseas Service: Guam, Saipan, Saesebo, Japan, Fuson, Korea

Medals-Ribbons: Pacific Theater, Occupation (Japan), Victory, American Theater

Returned to US: Saesebo, Japan, Mar 5, 1946; arrived May 13, 1946

Discharged: Minneapolis, MN on May 23, 1946

Rating: S1/c

Months in Service: In US, 10; overseas, 11

Present Occupation: Student

(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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