Walter R. Coponen

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Eben Junction, MI

HONORED BY
Ms. Mildred Gamble, Half sister

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

INDUCTED ON JULY 14, 1942. CONTINENTAL SERVICE FOR 7 MONTHS AND 9 DAYS. FOREIGN SERVICE FOR 2 YEARS, 1 MONTH AND 28 DAYS. SERVED AS A MEDIC IN THE 99TH FIELD HOSPITAL. PARTICIPATED IN THE BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS OF NAPLES-FOGGIA, ROME-ARNO, NORTH APENNINES AND ARDENNES. AWARDED AN EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN THEATER RIBBON WITH 4 BRONZE STARS. SEPARATED ON DECEMBER 14, 1945.