Erwin A. Schroder

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Blue Grass, IA

HONORED BY
Simone I. Schroder, Daughter

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED ON THE USS PATTERSON, A BAGLEY CLASS DESTROYER THAT EARNED 13 BATTLE STARS IN THE PACIFIC.
DECORATIONS AND AWARDS: AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL, ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL (1 SILVER AND 3 BRONZE STARS), WWII VICTORY MEDAL, PHILIPPINES LIBERATION MEDAL (2 BRONZE STARS), NAVY RESERVE MEDAL.