Fernald, Austin, PFC

Air Defense Artillery (Enlisted)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Private First Class
Current/Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Current/Last Primary MOS
601-Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Crewman
Current/Last MOS Group
Air Defense Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
Previously Held MOS
527-Antiaircraft Range Section NCO
845-Gun Crewman, Heavy Artillery
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Private First Class


Five Service Stripes



Three Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

Army Military Police Honorably Discharged WW II French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 

Military Police Artillery Shoulder Cord


 Military Association Memberships
Post 381Chapter 2929Post 7347, Yucaipa Valley PostChapter 12
WW II Memorial National Registry
  1949, American Legion, Post 381 (Member) (Los Angeles, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1992, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 2929 (Member) (Redlands, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1992, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 7347, Yucaipa Valley Post (National President) (Yucaipa, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2001, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 12 (Member) (San Bernardino, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2003, WW II Memorial National Registry


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   1943-1945, 400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion

Private First Class
From Month/Year
April / 1943
To Month/Year
September / 1945
Unit
400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Unit Page
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
Not Specified
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
United States
 
 
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 400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Details

400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
Type
Ground Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Deactivated
Parent Unit
Air Defense Units
Strength
Battalion
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2010
   
Memories For This Unit

Worst Moment
The Doy I was combat wounded outside of Mount Casino, Italy, Oct.23-1943. I was sent to the 95th , Evacuation Hospital by Naples, Italy. I still have shrapnel in my right shoulder.

   
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