11 Sep 2008 — Indiana
Served in the USA active duty in 1917, reserve units following until called into service in 1941. Served in the Coast Guard Artillery and then served in the D day + 6 in Cherbourg.
Harry served from Apr 1941 to Aug 1946. From 29 May 1944 to 5 Jun 1944 and 11 Nov 1945 to 19 Nov 1945, he served in the European Theater. He attended Coast Artillery School, 1918 General Course Command and General Staff School 11th G3- Course.
Decorations and Citations:
- American Defense Service Medal
- American Campaign Service Medal
- European African Middle Eastern Service Medal
- Victory Medal
Summary of Military Occupations according to US Army Separation Qualification Record:
Operations & Training Staff Officer: Supervised training of military personnel and operations in a Brigade. Prepared plans for defense of seacoast of United States. Served 18 months in European Theatre.
Unit Commander Coast Artillery: Had charge of coast defenses in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa, Florida. Was also Commanding Officer of Harbor Defenses at Key West. Served as Sea Coast Defense Commander at Cherborug and La Havre, France.
Place of Separation: Camp Atterbury, Indiana