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Wehrhan, Kenneth Walter


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 16:48:21

Wehrhan, Kenneth Walter

Traer, IA

Serial No: 17018416

Born: Dec 16, 1920

Parent: Mrs. Louis Dengler

Entered Army: jan 14, 1941, AAF

Training in US: Jefferson Barracks, MO; Bellevue, IL; Houston and Galveston, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Santa Ana, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; Euphrata and Spokane, WA Pendleton, OR; Grnd Island, NB.

Left for Overseas: Nov 1, 1943

Overseas Training: Based in England with 8th Air Force. Assigned radio-gunner on B-17 bomber. Shot down over France on Jan 5, 1944.

Medals-Ribbons: Red GunnerŐs Wings

Returned to US: Jun 13, 1945

Rating: T/Sgt.

Reported missing in action over France in Jan 1944; later reported prisoner of Germans in Austria at Stamnlager Lust 3.

(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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