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Wright, Harold M.


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 17:11:57

Wright, Harold M.

Cedar Rapids, IA

Serial No: 36319323

Born: Feb 14, 1916

Parents: Thomas E. and Winnifred Wright

Entered Army: Feb 19, 1942

Training in US: Camp Grant, IL; Fort Sill, OK; Oscoda and Alpena, MI; Rosecrans Field, St. Joseph, MO

Left for Overseas: Camp Kilmer, NJ on May 1, 1945; arrived Glasgow, Scotland on May 9, 1945

Overseas Training: Metfield, England, May 10, 1945. Assigned 1408th AAF Base Unit, Orly Field, France

Returned to US: LeHavre, France on Feb 22, 1946; New York, March 5, 1946

Discharged: Camp Grant, IL on Mar 11, 1946

Rating: M/Sgt

Months in Service: In US, 38; overseas, 10

Present Occupation: Field supervisor of veteransŐ training for Iowa State Department of Public Instruction, Des Moines.

(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: Thomas Everett and Winifred are buried in Buckingham Cemetery, Traer, IA. There are no markers but Thomas died 8 Jul 1953 and Winifred died 29 Jun 1960. Dates are interred dates - actual death dates would be about 3 days earlier in each case. Buckingham is online.


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