Biographies - Lloyd Lewis
 
Full Name:
Lloyd 'David' Lewis
Date Of Birth:
14 October 1922
Member:
Member
Entered:
18 July 1944
Drafted:
Yes
Volunteer:
No
Where:
Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, MO
Unit:
275-A, Infantry, Rifleman

Medals

Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal.

Bio

Shipped over on the 'Sea Tiger' to LeHarve, FR. Wounded 6 February 1945 at Oelmuehle, France (near Grosbliederstroff). Airlifted to Bristol, England transported to field hospital at Cirencester, Eng. Came back to U.S. 3 months later on hospital ship 'Charles A. Stafford, landing in Charleston SC on 1 May, 1945. Across the country on hospital train to Vancouver, Barnes General Hospital. Discharged at Camp Carson, Colo on 13 December, 1945.

Graduated Kansas State Teachers College in 1953 on G.I. Bill. Pursued two careers, teaching and drafting.

Married 57 years to Erylene and raised four children. Retired to home town of Sarcoxie, MO.