Cerro Gordo County

Pfc. Wayne Kenneth Shaw


Wayne Kenneth Shaw

Entered Service: February 25, 1943
Branch of Service: Army Infantry
Trained: Camp Robinson, Arkansas
  San Antonio, Texas
  Fort Sam Houston, Texas
  Camp Polk & Camp Claiborne, La
  Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania
  Camp Shelby, Mississippi
Embarkation: August 9, 1944
Theatre of Operation: European
Engagements: Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe
Awarded: Good Conduct Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon w/3 Bronze Campaign Stars; Combat Infantry Badge
Returned to US: July 1, 1945
Discharged: Percy Jones Hospital, Battle Creek, Mich. November 25, 1945
Rank: Private First Class
Served: 33 months
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Shaw
Wife: Mrs. Wayne K. Shaw

Source: Service Record Book of Men & Women World War II, Meservey, Iowa, p. 20 (photo included)