World War II Service Records

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 Duaine E. Arthur

 Corporal

War

WW II 

 

Branch

Army

 

Company/Outfit

Btry B 38th FA BN 

 Camp Carson, Colo.

Military Occupation

Clark General (0550)

 

Entered Service/Discharged

 Ft. Snelling, Minn.

Camp Carson,Colo.

Period Served

May 23, 1947-Nov. 12, 1947

 

Where Served

 Okinawa

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 Nov. 27, 1927

 

Date Deceased

 Aug. 8, 1982

 

Medals

Japanese Occupational Ribbon, WW2 Victory Medal

 

 

 Lyman A. Bailey

 1st LT.

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Air Force

 

Company/Outfit

 438th Bomb Squad

 319th Bomb Group/12th Air Force

Military Occupation

 Bombardier-Navigator

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 Sept. 1942-Oct. 1945

 

Where Served

 E.T.O. Based on Corsica

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 Nov. 6, 1919

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster

 

 

 

 Obe S. Beesaw

 Sgt.

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

Co. M. 133rd Inf. Regiment

 34th "Red Bull" Division

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

May 25, 1941-July 2, 1944

 

Where Served

North African & Italian Campaigns

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

 Yes

 Cecian, Italy

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

 1913

 

Date Deceased

 1944

 

Medals

 Purple Heart

 

 

 

Darrel W. Benson

 CPL

War

WW II

 

Branch

A AF  BU

 

Company/Outfit

SQ E 350Sth  AAF BU

 Medical Corps man 657

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

June 21, 1945-Nov. 13, 1946

 

Where Served

In the States

 

Wounded

No

 

Killed In Action

No

 

POW

No

 

Date of Birth

July 11,1926

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 Auth WWII Victory Medal

 

 

 

 Claire Bielfeldt

1st LT.

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Army Nurse Corp. A.U.S.

 

Company/Outfit

 8th Field Hospital

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Aug. 2, 1943-June 30, 1946

 

Where Served

 European Theatre

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 Bronze Star Medal

 

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John Bielfeldt Jr.

 Tec.-5

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 A.U.S.

 

Company/Outfit

 B. 2833 Engr.  C. Batt.

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Mar. 1, 1942-Aug. 17, 1945

 

Where Served

Algeria French Moroccan, Sicilian-Naples Foggia

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 Nov. 20, 1913

 

Date Deceased

 Jan. 26, 1977

 

Medals

Good Conduct Medal, European african Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Battle Stars, Bronze Service Arrowhead, 5 Overseas Service Bars, 1 Silver Stripe

 

 

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Archie Dale Birt

 Pvt.

War

WW II

 

Branch

Infantry

 

Company/Outfit

Co. A

 22nd Battalion I.R.T.C.

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Oct. 24, 1944-Mar. 1 1945

 

Where Served

Fort McClillan, Alabama

 

Wounded

No

 

Killed In Action

No

 

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

Feb. 2, 1925

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

None

 

 

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 Henry Chris Blum

 Sgt.

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 U.S. Marine Corps.

 

Company/Outfit

6th Joint Assault & Signal Corp. (Jasco) ?

 6th Marine Division ?

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Dec 10, 1942-Dec. 12, 1945 

 

Where Served

Melanensia, Micronesia, Orient 

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 1923

 

Date Deceased

 1983

 

Medals

Good Conduct

 

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 Irwin E. Bridson

 RDM 3/C

War

 Navy

 

Branch

 

 

Company/Outfit

Argus 8,  Argus 21, USS-LSM 368

 

Military Occupation

 Radar Operator

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Feb. 18, 1943-Nov. 24, 1945

 

Where Served

Pacific

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 

 

 

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 LeRoy D. Cruse

 S/Sgt

War

WW II

 

Branch

Army Air Force

 

Company/Outfit

510th Bombardment Squadron

 351st Bombardment Group

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Aug. 4, 1941-May 28, 1944

 

Where Served

ETO

 

Wounded

Oct. 10, 1943 

 Munster, Germany

Killed In Action

Yes, May 28, 1944

 Elm, Germany  Flew 25 combat missions on B17 Flying Fortress

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 May 28, 1944

 

Medals

Citation of Honor, Four Oak Leaf Clusters, Two Purple Hearts

 


 

 

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Marvin Cuklanz

T5

War

WW II

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

 Hdg Co.

 62nd Signal BN.

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 April 13, 1945- Oct. 30, 1946

 

Where Served

 Asiatic Pacific Theatre

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 Sept. 17, 1920

 

Date Deceased

 Jan. 7, 1990

 

Medals

Victory Medal, Army of Occupation-Japan 

 

 

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 Darial Determan

 S/IC

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Navy

 

Company/Outfit

 465-Great Lakes, Ill.

 USS-LCI 661 F.P.O. San Francisco, Calif.

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 Apr. 5, 1945-July 9, 1946

 

Where Served

 

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

 

 

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 

 

 

 

 

 Carroll D. Erickson

Tech/4th Class/ Tech. Sgt. 

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

 752 Tank Battalion

 

Military Occupation

Tank Driver/Mediium 2736

 

Entered Service/Discharged

Ft. Crook, Nebr.

 Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas

Period Served

 Mar. 5, 1943/(Mar. 12, 1943 entry into active service)-Dec 2, 1945

 Continental Service-5 mo. 26 days/ Foreign Service -2yrs. 3mo. 2 days.  Almost 2 yrs on front line

Where Served

GO33 WD45, Naples Foggie, Rome Arno, North Appennines, Po Valley 

 

Wounded

 Yes, Mar. 2, 1945

 European African Middle Eastern Theatre

Killed In Action

 

 

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

 Jan, 30, 1924

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, Distinguished Unit Badge

 

 

 

 

Daniel M. Fairchild

 

War

WW II 

 

Branch

 Navy

 

Company/Outfit

 

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 July 13, 1944-Mar. 16, 1946

 

Where Served

 

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

 

 

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

 1926

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 

 

 

 

 

 Lester LeRoy Glover

 Pvt.

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Inf.

 

Company/Outfit

 Unassigned

 

Military Occupation

 Basic Training

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 Aug. 10, 1945-Nov. 15, 1945

 

Where Served

 Ft. Levenworth, KS & Camp Fanin TX.

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 Victory Medal

 

 

Bernard L. Grow

 

 Bernard Lyon Grow

 Sp 5

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Coast Artillery

 

Company/Outfit

 Headquarters Co.

 Philippine Islands

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 Sept. 1941-Dec. 1, 1944

 

Where Served

 Philippine Islands

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

 

 

POW

 Yes

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 Dec. 1, 1944

 In Japanese prison camp in Japan

Medals

 

 

 

 

 

Cleo Clayton Hopkins

 Corporal

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Medical Care Army

 

Company/Outfit

 66th Reg.  71-S

 

Military Occupation

Emergency Aid-man with Army groups(surgical technician (861) 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Mar. 1944-Jan. 1946

 

Where Served

 European Theatre

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 Aug. 11, 1919

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 Good Conduct, Mediacal  Badge, Bronze Battle Star, Victory Medal, Eastern Theatre Ribbon

 

 

 

 

 Luverne Johnson

 Seaman 1st Class

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Navy

 

Company/Outfit

 AGC-PAC

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 Apr. 4, 1944-Dec. 15, 1945

 

Where Served

 South Pacific

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

No 

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 1906

 

Date Deceased

 1980

 

Medals

 

 

 

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Raymond Leslie Krieger

 P.F.C.

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 

 

Company/Outfit

131st Aircraft Artillary Gun Battalion

 9th Army

Military Occupation

Heavy Machine Gunner

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 Feb. 17, 1943-Jan. 10, 1946

 

Where Served

Continental Services

Foreign Service

1 yr., 6 mo., 5 days 

1 yr., 5 mo., 12 days in Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe

Wounded

No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

 Aug. 2, 1923

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 Good Conduct Medal, 3 Bronze Stars, Victory Medal

 

 

 

 

 Wayne I. Krieger

PFC

War

 WW II

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

24th Hq's South Korea

 

Military Occupation

Teletyper

Stars & Stripes newspaper in Korea 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 May 1946-Sept. 1947

 

Where Served

 Korea

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

 

 

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals