Cerro Gordo County

Lewis L. Dorenkamp


Name Lewis L. Dorenkamp
Address Meservey, Iowa
Entered Service June 3, 1943
Branch Navy Seabees
Trained Williamsburg, Virginia; Gulfport, Mississippi, Port Hueneme, CA

November 19, 1943

Theatre of Operation Asiatic-Pacific
Engagements Enewitok and Invasion of Guam
Awarded 2 Campaign Stars, Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon
Returned to U.S. September, 1945
Discharged Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 18, 1945
Rating Carpenter's Mate First Class
Served 30 months
Civilian Occupation Carpenter
Parents Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Dorenkamp
Wife Maine Dorenkamp
Children Charlotte Faye, Tommy Lee, and Jimmy Lynn Dorenkamp

Source: Service Record Book of Men & Women World War II, Meservey, Iowa, p. 9 (photo included)