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Herbert Jackson Stover

My father's tombstone, provided by the Veteran's Administation says:
21 Regiment 24 Division on it and says Master Sargeant.

His discharge papers that I got from the courthouse in Beckley, WV
says 1st Sargeant, Co C  21st Infantry Regiment
Serial No. 35871352
Date of Induction: 13 Aug 1946
Entry into Active Service: 3 Sep 1943
Place of Entry: Fort Thomas, KY

Military Occupational Specialty: Administrative NCO 505

Military Qualification: Combat Infantryman Badge Rifle Expert

Battles and Campaigns:  New Guinea, Southern Phillipines, Luzon

Decorations and Citations: American Theater Ribbon, Asiastic 
Pacific Theater Ribbon w/3 Bronze Stars,Phillipine Liberation 
Ribbon w/1 Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal

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