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Name: Robert Jagers

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois

Personal History: Married in Chicago

Place of Recruitment: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Branch of Service: U.S. Navy

Class: Amphibious

Military Occupation: Signal man

Service History, Stateside or Abroad: From June 1942 to October 1945
Basic training- Great Lakes Naval Training Center-QM/SM
Appendix operation-British Field hospital-Bougie Algeria.
Wounded-received Purple Heart-Bizerte, Algeria
Operation Husky- Invasion of Sicily, Italy
Operation Avalanche- invasion at Salerno Italy
Operation Jingles - invasion at Anzid Italy
Operation Neptune/over Lord, Utah Beach, invasion of Normandy France
Company Commander -137 recruits GLNTC
2 Base hits off Bob Feller
Officers Training - Columbia University - N.Y., N.Y.

Honors & Commendations: American Europe (5 Battle Stars) Liberty Medal of France, Purple Heart commendation, worked with wounded at Normandy. Victory Medal, Combat Action Ribbon.

Present Location: Carrollton, TX









Last updated: 11/17/2009 10:37:16 AM