Thigpen, Iverson H.

Date of birth:
October 5th, 1920 (Soperton/Georgia, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Servicenumber 6 971 663.

Iverson H. Thigpen was enlisted on July 25th, 1939 at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was send to the Pacific Theatre on March 5th, 1942 and arrived there on April 4th. He was in action at New Guinea and the Dutch East Indies. He left for the United States again on July 28th, 1945, to arrive there on August 13th.
Iverson Thigpen was honorably discharged on August 20th, 1945 at the Seperation Center Fort McPherson, Georgia.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technical Sergeant
Awarded on:
1945
Details:
Received with two bronze campaign stars for "NEW GUINEA" (General Order 40 WD 45) and "EAST INDIES" (General Order 33 WD 45).
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
AR 600-68.
Good Conduct Medal - Army
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private
American Defence Service Medal

Sources

  • Photo 1: Terry Nixon
  • Photo: Terry Nixon
  • - Honarable discharge papers from US Army in August 1945

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