Cerro Gordo County

Pfc. Virgil Koenen


Virgil Koenen

Address: Meservey, Iowa
Entered Service: February 7, 1942
Branch of Service: Army
Trained: Camp Wolters, Texas
  Camp Bowie, Texas
Embarkation: September 25, 1943
  Camp Dix, New Jersey
Theatre of Operation: European
Awarded: 1 Service Stripe, 6 Overseas Bars, European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon W/2 Bronze Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal
Returned to US November 16, 1945
Discharged: Camp Grant, Illinois
  November 21, 1945
Rank: Private First Class
Served: 45 months; Was infantry cook.
Parents: John and Annie Koenen, Meservey, Iowa

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