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Street:  City & State: TWO RIVERS, WI E-Mail:  karen@baraboonow.com
Zip: 54241 Phone:  Spouse: Evelyn
Conflict: WW#2 Service Branch: ARMY Unit: 2nd division.,9th inf., 2 bt., Co. E
Theater: ETO Where Captured: Sigfried Line Date Captured: 10-3- 44
Camps Held In: 12A,Katrine,Limberg,Germany How Long Interned: -216 days
liberated / repatriated: liberated Date Liberated: 3-44 Age at Capture: 29
Medals Received: European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal American Defense Service Medal 3 Overseas Bars Lapel button(no time lost)4 Discharge Emblems
Military Job: Rifleman Company:
Occupation after War:  Mason,laborer

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Born in Smithfield,Ill. 2-15-15 to Robert James Mason and Sadie Bell Kimes Mason .Enlisted 3-12-41 in Peoria ,Ill.
Sent to Camp McCoy, Wisconsin where he went my Mom(Ruby C. Loomis) who was from Baraboo,Wi..They married-8-16-1943.He was sent off to England ,Wales,and then to Normandy.He fought with the 2nd Division ,9th infantry,3rd Platoon. He was captured Oct.3,1944 and taken to POW Camp Kristine @ Limberg, Germany.He was held 6 months til freed by a Russian Woman Soldier (3-44).After returning home he became the father to 3 daughters(Karen,Judy,Janice) and 1 son ,(James).He was killed Friday ,March 5th,1999, at the age of 84 in a car accident in Two Rivers,Wi.

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