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Vorba, Marvin Lee

VORBA

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 15:42:35

Vorba, Marvin Lee

Waterloo, IA

Serial No: 37696582

Born: Feb 23, 1926

Parents: Albert J. Vorba and Libby Vorba

Entered Army: May 6, 1944

Training in US: Camp Hood, TX; Camp Van Dorn, MI

Left for Overseas: Camp Shanks, NY on Nov 25, 1944; arrived Marsailles, France on Dec 8, 1944. Assigned Co. D, 357th Inf. Regt., 90th Div.

Sent to Front: Dec 14, 1944 with 90th Div.

Engagements: Rhineland, Central Europe

Wounded: In Germany, Jan 9, 1945, shrapnel wound in left foot.

Hospitalized Overseas: Near Salisbury, England for 2-1/2 months

Medals-Ribbons: Victory, American Theater, EAME with 2 Bronze Battle Stars, 3 Overseas Service Bars, Good Conduct, Purple Heart, Army of Occupation (Germany).

Returned to US: Camp Kilmer, NJ on May 25, 1946

Discharged: Fort Sheridan, IL on May 31, 1946. Rating: T/5.

Months in Service: In US, 7; overseas, 18

Present Occupation: Report-Audit Dept., Mid Continent Petroleum Corporation

(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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