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Wales E. Rightnour

Date of Induction-May 21, 1944
Branch of service-Infantry
Trained at Camp Blanding, Florida; Fort Banning, Georgia
Date of Embarkation-April 4, 1945
Served in Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Engagements-Philippine Liberation Medals Earned-Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon; Philippine Liberation Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal; Occupation of Japan; 2 Battle Stars
Discharge Station-Fort Dix, New Jersey
Returned to States-April 18, 1946
Date of Discharge-April 26, 1946
Rank-Technician 4th Grade
Served-23 months
Present occupation-Newspaper man
Wife-Madeline Rightnour
Son-Gerald "Jerry" Rightnour

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