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Thursday, November 9, 2017

JD Littrell: US Navy and US Army (Retired)

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(JD (AKA Junior Dolan) was a son of John & Kizzie (Comer) Littrell)
63rd CBs at Guadalcanal, 1943. JD would serve 28 months in the South Pacific.
JDL MRC   He was discharged from the Navy in 1945. Later he would enlist in the Army.
Following his Discharge from the
US Navy (World War II) JD returned to the ‘bootheel’ area of Southeast Missouri until his enlistment in the US Army, September 10, 1947. JD was stationed with the 7th Tank Battalion, 3rd Armored Division as a Platoon Sergeant until being assigned to C Company of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division in Ft. Lewis (1950). The 23rd Regiment would soon ship-out for Korea aboard the USS General Freeman.
The picture was provided by the Theresa [daughter of Nell Horn-Virgin [a niece of Jean’s]] 
Don’t know who the guy in front of Dad is, the note on the back just said:
  "on the France and Germany border lots of love to you and the boys your daddy".
The boys being Troy and I, Rick would be born in France.

The above information is from: Military Role Call: The Littrell Family of Mississippi County, Missouri, The Littrell Family Journals Volume IV. (click here)
Littrell Family Veterans Video

reposted from 2016:   76 /112

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