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Wood, Rodney Wayne


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 17:09:28

Wood, Rodney Wayne

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37442944

Born: Feb 2, 1922

Parent: Mrs. Esther S. Wood

Entered Army: Nov 7, 1942

Training in US: Fort Jackson, SC

Left for Overseas: From San Francisco, CA on Jul 29, 1943; arrived Noumea, New Caledonia on Aug 21, 1943. Assigned 132nd QM Trk. Co. , Hq. Co., AGF.

Sent to Front: Feb 1945, with Hq. and Hq. Co., AGF.

Engagements: GO 33 WDE 45, Western Pacific

Medals-Ribbons: Pacific Ribbon, Mariannas Islands Battle Star, Good Conduct, Victory

Returned to US: From Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec 7, 1945; into San Pedro, CA on Dec 15, 1945

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS on Dec 23, 1945

Rating: Cpl

Months in Service: In US, 9; overseas, 29

Present Occupation: College 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.)

Researcher Note: His mother is buried in Buckingham Cem, Traer, IA. Buckingham is online.


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