Cerro Gordo County

S/Sgt. Leland E. Koenen


Leland E. Koenen

Address: Meservey, Iowa
Entered Service: September 10, 1941
Branch of Service: Infantry
Trained: Camp Roberts, California
  San Luis Obispo, California
  Fort Ord, California
  Camp Shelby, Mississippi
  Presidio of San Francisco, California
Embarkation: June 12, 1943
Theatre of Operation: Northern Pacific
Engagements: Attu
Awarded: Good Conduct Medal
Returned to US: December 1944
Discharged: Fort Ord, Calif. September 25, 1945
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Served: 49 months
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Jake (Minnie) Koenen
Wife: Alverda Koenen

Source: Service Record Book of Men & Women World War II, Meservey, Iowa, p. 15 (photo included)