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Thomas D. Gelwicks

Date of Induction-May 9, 1944 Branch of service-Navy
Trained at Bainbridge, Maryland; Norfolk, Virginia; Boston, Massachusetts;
USS Shannon, DM 25
Date of Embarkation-November 16, 1944
Served in Pacific Theatre
Engagements -Iwo Jima; Okinawa; Occupation of Japan
 Medals Earned-Good Conduct Medal
Returned to States-January 10, 1946
Rating-Boson's Mate 3/c Still in Service
Mr. William Roy Gelwicks,  Mrs. Mary Gelwicks

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