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Seeman, Douglas Webber

SEEMAN

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/11/2007 at 16:58:47

Seeman, Douglas Webber

Beaman, IA

Serial No. 39078196

Born: Apr 10, 1919

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. John Seeman

Entered Army: Mar 20

Training in US: Camp Roberts, CA; San Fernanco, CA, 1941; Camp Forrest, TN; Camp Polk, LA, 1943; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 1944.

Left for Overseas: Brooklyn, NY, Feb 11, 1944; arrived Belfast, Ireland on Feb 22, 1944.

Overseas Training: Camp Ball, Feb 23 to May 6, 1944, Northland, Dungannon, N. Ireland; Belfast to Liverpool, England, May 6, 1944; 208 F.A. Group, Camp Wigpool Common, England, May 9, 1944; Southampton to Omaha Beach, France, July 12, 1944. Assigned 974th F.A. Bn., Btry. A.

Sent to Front: July 12, 1944.

Engagements: Normandy, July 14, 1944; Northern France, Aug 1, 1944; Central Europe, Rhineland, Mar 23, 1945; Ardennes, Dec 21, 1944.

Medals-Ribbons: EAME, Good Conduct, Bronze Star, American Defense, Sharpshooter Carbine, Marksman M103 Rifle Button.

Returned to US: LeHavre, France on Sep 8, 1945; into Boston, Sep 16, 1945.

Discharged: September, Center, Beale, CA. Rating: T/5.

Months in Service: In US, 34 mos, 28 days; overseas, 19 mos, 6 days.

With 200th F.A. Group, 182nd F.A. Group, 404th F.A. group, (35th Div), support of CCR 4th Armd. Div., 80th Div. 6th Armd., 12th Armd., 5th Div., 90th Div., 11th Armd. From Aug 1, 1944 until war was over was in constant combat.

Present Occupation: Farming.

Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA - collected by the Legion about 1949.


 

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