I wondered if any one could give me any info on my Grandfathers Battalion?
I have his honorable Discharge but would like to know more about what he did in WWII. If there is anything anyone can tell me about anything on his papers this would interest me since I do not understand all of it.
Info on his discharge papers: Army of the United States: Name:Alvarado, Antonio B.
Arm or Service: Infantry
Organization: Hq Co 1st Battalion 141st Infantry.
Date of Induction: 23 Aug 1943 Active Service: 13 Sep 1943
Place of Entry into service: Camp Grant Ill.
Military occu. specialty and no. Rifleman 745
Battles and Campaigns: Southern France G0 33 1945
Decorations and Citations: European African Middle Eastern Service Medal
Honorable Discharge given at Gardiner General Hospital, Chicago, Ill. 1945
Can any one tell me any more about this battalion?