Preston A. Ideus

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Goliad, TX

HONORED BY
Audie M. Parks, Friend

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

ASSIGNED TO MEDICAL DETACHMENT, 317TH REGIMENT, 80TH INFANTRY DIVISION. TRAINED AT CAMP FORREST, TENNESSEE; CAMP PHILLIPS, KANSAS; CAMP LAGUNA, ARIZONA; FORT DIX, NEW JERSEY; CAMP KILMER, NEW JERSEY. SERVED IN THE EUROPEAN THEATRE. HE WAS IN THE BATTLE OF FRANCE, ARDENNES, RHINELAND AND CENTRAL EUROPE. RECEIVED BATTLEFIELD COMMISSION DURING BATTLE OF BULGE.