Gower, Day L., Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
261-Wire Chief, Telephone and Telegraph
Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 261, 80th Infantry Division
Service Years
1941 - 1945

Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
St. George
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Apr 12, 2000
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SGT DAY L. GOWER WAS EMPLOYED AS A TIMBER FALLER BEFORE BEING INDUCTED INTO THE ARMY ON 23 APRIL 1941. ON 21 JANUARY 1942 HE WAS SENT TO ALASKA WHERE HE SERVED WITH THE 201ST INFANTRY REGIMENT UNTIL 1 FEBRUARY 1944 WHEN HE WAS SENT BACK STATESIDE WHERE HE STAYED UNTIL 6 AUGUST 1944 WHEN HE LEFT FOR THE E.T.O. UPON ARRIVING HE SERVED WITH HQ COMPANY 3RD BATTALION OF THE 317TH INFANTRY REGIMENT UNTIL 14 JULY 1945. AFTER RETURNING STATESIDE HE WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED ON 20 JULY 1945. SGT GOWER PASSED AWAY IN WEST VIRGINIA ON 12 APRIL 2000.
   
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Carbine

 
 Unit Assignments
80th Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 261, 80th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1943 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Aleutian Islands Campaign (1942-43)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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