World War II Family Members

last updated 12/05/2013

United States Army

Paternal Uncle

Raymond G. Reynosa
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number: 39 696 811
Induction: 25 Mar 1943 at Fresno, California

665th Ordnance Ammunition Co., 755th Field Artillery Battalion
Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe (1 year, 9 months, 24 days)
MOS: Field Lineman 641
Discharge: 30 Dec 1945
Awards: American Campaign Medal; EAME Medal; Good Conduct; WWII Victory Medal

 

Good Conduct
Medal

American
Campaign
Medal

European-African-Middle
Eastern Campaign
Medal

World War II
Victory
Medal

(with 4 Bronze Stars)

Paternal Uncle

Ernest G. Reynosa
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number: 39 584 150
Induction: 26 Apr 1944 at Fort MacArthur San Pedro, California

5th Army
Italy

Discharge: 05 Jul 1946

Good Conduct
Medal

American
Campaign
Medal

European-African-Middle
Eastern Campaign
Medal

World War II
Victory
Medal

United States Army Air Force

Maternal Uncle

Ralph A. Calderon
Corporal, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service Number: 39 405 800
Induction: 22 Dec 1942 at Sacramento, California

3502nd Army Air Force Base Unit
Aug 1944 AAF Technical School, Amarillo AAF, Texas
Feb 1945 - Mar 1945 AAF Training Command (Bomber), Victorville AAF, California
MOS: Airplane & Engine Mechanic 747
Discharge: 27 Feb 1946
Awards: American Campaign Medal; Good Conduct; WWII Victory Medal

Good
Conduct
Medal

American
Campaign
Medal

World War II
Victory
Medal

Maternal Uncle

Percy D. Banales
Private, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service Number: 39 756 866
Induction: 24 Jul 1945 at Fort MacArthur San Pedro, California


Jul 1945 AAF Basic Training, Shepard AAF, Texas
Oct 1945 - 09 Nov 1945 Decon Equip Opr Course, AAFTS Buckley Field, Colo
MOS: Decontaminating Equipment Operator 809
Discharge: 22 Feb 1946
Awards: WWII Victory Medal

World War II
Victory
Medal

Maternal First Cousin Once Removed

Manuel A. Diaz
Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service Number: 39 261 254
Induction: 16 Oct 1942 at Los Angeles, California

13th Air Force, 5th Bomber Group, 394th Bomber Squadron (H)
Aircraft: Consolidated B-24L-5-CO Liberator, # 44-41541
Position: Radio Operator
Died: 30 Apr 1945, Missing in Action
Awards: Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart

Purple Heart

Air Medal

(with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)

United States Army

Maternal Second Cousin Once Removed

Edward G. Banales
Private, U.S. Army
Service Number: 39 015 309
Induction: 06 Dec 1941 at San Francisco, California


1st Tank Battalion, 1st Armored Division
Italy

Discharge:
Awards:

Maternal Second Cousin Once Removed

Salvador G. Banales
Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number: 39 687 674
Induction: 12 Nov 1942 at Fresno, California



Company B, 349th Infantry, 88th Division
Italy
Discharge: 02 Nov 1945
Awards: American Campaign Medal; EAME Medal; Good Conduct; WWII Victory Medal

Good Conduct
Medal

American
Campaign
Medal

European-African-Middle
Eastern Campaign
Medal

World War II
Victory
Medal

(with 3 Bronze Stars)

Maternal Second Cousin Once Removed

Philip G. Banales
Technician Third Grade, U.S. Army
Service Number: 19 239 277
Enlistment: 06 Nov 1945 at Camp Beale, California


34th Gen Hosp APO 1054
Overseas Deployments : (APT Korea)(0 years, 7 months, 9 days)
MOS: Surgical Tech 861
Discharge: 16 Apr 1947
Awards: WWII Victory Medal; Army of Occupation Medal (Japan)

World War II
Victory
Medal

Army of Occupation

Medal

(with Japan clasp)

 

United States Navy

Maternal Second Cousin Once Removed

Vincent G. Banales
Seaman First Class, V-6, U.S. Naval Reserve
Service Number: 888 19 XX
Enlistment: 07 Apr 1944 at San Francisco, California


Aircraft Carrier: USS Saginaw Bay CVE-82
Actions: Philippine Islands, Leyte Gulf, Peleiu, Anguar, Lingayen Gulf, Iwo Jima, Okinawa

Discharge: 30 Jan 1946
Awards: American Campaign Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal; Philippine Liberation Ribbon; WWII Victory Medal

 

American
Campaign
Medal

Asiatic-Pacific
Campaign
Medal

Philippine
Liberation
Ribbon

(with 1  Star)

World War II
Victory
Medal

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