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Willis Geehring
Willis was born August 2, 1921.

Army  -  Private First Class
June 4, 1944 - October 19, 1945

Stationed at Ft. McClellan, Alabama
Willis saw combat duty while stationed in France, Luxembourg and Germany.

Willis was awarded the Purple Heart - Oak Leaf Cluster - Four Stars
Wounded twice - right & left shoulder/loss of little finger on right hand and wounded in the left leg.