WAYNE FLOYD MCHONE

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BRANCH OF SERVICE:

US Army

TIMEFRAME SERVED:

1943 - 1945

MILITARY RANK:

Private First Class

SUMMARY OF SERVICE:

Wayne was drafted October 20, 1943 and served time in Europe. He saw action primarily in France and Germany with the Big Red One division. He was wounded in Germany March 23, 1945. He was transported to a hospital in Paris, France where he recovered from head and leg wounds. He was honorably discharged October 2, 1945. Wayne F. McHone was decorated with 3 Bronze Service Stars, a Combat Infantry Badge and a Purple Heart. Wayne’s service to our country is honored at the Sioux Falls Memorial Park in South Dakota.