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James Leonard Kessler

Date of Induction-November 17, 1941
Branch of service-Navy Air Corps
Trained at Norfolk, Virginia; Yorktown, Virginia
Date of Embarkation-November 8, 1942
Served in North African; South Pacific Engagements- Guadalcanal; Okinawa; Japan Flew 37 missions as a Turret Gunner
Medals Earned-Air Medal; 4 Gold Stars In lieu of 2,3,and 4th Air Medals
Returned to States-September 1, 1945
Discharge Station-Shelton, Virginia
Date of Discharge-November 9, 1945 Rating-ACOM (CA) V6
Served-48 months
Present occupation-Book Binding

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