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Sonkens, Walter John

SONKENS

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/23/2007 at 21:53:47

SONKENS, Walter John

Born Jan 25, 1894 in Beaman, IA.

Son of John H. and Amila Sonkens.

Enlisted Jan 21, 1916 at Des Moines; entered Great Lakes Training Station; first entered USS New Hampshire.

Mustered out Jan 21, 1920, from USS Tarbell.

In France Sep 9, 1917. In three sea battles.

2nd Class Engine Driver.

Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; compiled and published by The Tama News (date unknown).


 

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