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Leo Westerholm - World War II POW

Leo L. Westerholm - WWII prisoner of war

Leo L. Westerholm at the Mid-Winter Department of Texas Convention on 2-2-2002
 
 
Last Name: 
Westerholm
First Name Middle Initial:
Leo L.
Nick Name:
Street: P.O. Box 44 City & State:  Port Lavaca, TX E-Mail: 
Zip: 77979 Phone: 361 552-4680 Spouse:  
Conflict: World War II Service Branch:  Army Unit:
Theater: ETO Where Captured:  Normandy Date Captured:  6-6-44
Camps Held In:  On the road - 60 days, Stalag XII A -6 days, Stalag IVB til the bitter end plus 50 days How Long Interned:  Germans - 329 days, Russki - 50 days
Liberated / repatriated: Date Liberated:  Age at Capture: 
Medals Received: PFC by Act of Congress, ETO one star, Combat Medic
Military Job:  Platoon Medic and Bn Aid Sta. supply Sgt. Company: 
Occupation after War:  Finished College - 1948; Ag. Teacher - LaGrange for 3 years; Restaurant Manager for 2 years; Insurance- Southland Insurance Co. for 45 years - Port Lavaca; Retired- volunteer work in American ExPOW, VFW, DAV, Boy Scouts of America, Lions Club, American Red Cross, Hospice of South Texas, and Methodist Church.

 

 

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