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Joseph E. Hemler

Date of Induction-February 6, 1943
Served with Company L, 27th Infantry, 25th Division
Trained at Fort Meade, Maryland; Camp Howze, Texas
Date of Embarkation-May 1944
Served in Asiatic-Pacific Theatre
Medals Earned-Purple Heart; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; American Defense Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal
Rank-Private First Class
Served-24 months
Killed in Action February 13, 1945 at Umingan, Luzon
Buried at Santa Barbara Military Cemetery, Luzon

Her Girl friend at the time was Mary Lorraine (Rainey) Rodgers, who joined the  Cadet Nurse Corps in 1943

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