Please,I would really appriciate some help understanding my grandfather's report, Honorable Discharge. My grandfather Maximino V. Razo passed away in October 2004, we are honoring him at his memorial this weekend and have been searching for help. I would like to inform our family, as to what he did and where he served our country. I have read alot of posts here at the forum and still need help understanding the following Box Numbers:
#3. S-Sgt 28 Aug 45
#4. Infantry #5. AUS #6. 161st Infantry Regiment (is this his unit or company?) #7. 24 Aug 45 #8. Sep. Ctr Camp Beale California #22. 4 Aug 41 #24. 4 Aug 41 #25. Los Angeles California #27. 165 #30. Motor Sergeant #31. Motor Vehicle Mech. Badge w/Mechanic Bar Combat Infantry Man Badge Rifle Sharpshooter #32. Guadalcanal Northern Solomons Luzon (are these different battles?) #33. Philppine liberation Ribbon w/1 Bronze star good conduct medal. Asiatic-Pacific Campaign medal and Ribbon w/3 Bronze Service stars. World War II Victory Medal and Ribbon. American Defense Service Medal and Ribbon.
#36. 17 Dec 41 / Asiatic-Pacific / 24 Dec 41 24 May 45 / Theater U.S/ 17 Jun 45
#40. Convenience of the government RR-1 (Demobilization) AR 615-365 15 Dec 44
#55. Lapel Button Issued *Pistol D SharpshooterExpert Mechine Gunner
Can anyone sum this up for me? If, this does not have his unit name, how would I find out what company or unit?