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Hi GIJoe1

Yes Very Good Group indeed :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: Your Great Uncle was one of the lucky ones who came back from the dead and he is almost right down the road from me. Thank You for sharing and welcome aboard.

Regards,

John

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Joe

 

Thanks for posting your uncles group. I colelct POW material, so I always appreciare seeing groups like this.

 

In case you didnt have this info:

 

He was in the 422nd Infantry and Held in Stalag IVB ( same as your tag ) .

 

File Unit: World War II Prisoners of War Data File, 12/7/1941 - 11/19/1946

in the Series: Records of World War II Prisoners of War, created 1942 - 1947, documenting the period 12/7/1941 - 11/19/1946. - Record Group 389 (info)

 

Brief Scope: This series has information about U.S. military officers and soldiers and U.S. and some Allied civilians who were prisoners of war and internees.

 

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Field Title Value Meaning

SERIAL NUMBER 34145993 34145993

NAME KIERSKY JOSEPH E KIERSKY JOSEPH E

GRADE, ALPHA S SG Staff Sergeant

GRADE CODE 4 Major or Asst. superintendent of nurses or Director of nurses or Director of dietitians or Director of physical therapy aides or Staff Sergeant or Technician 3d Grade or Lt. Commander or Petty Officer, 2nd Class

SERVICE CODE 1 ARMY

ARM OR SERVICE INF Infantry

ARM OR SERVICE CODE 10 INF: INFANTRY

DATE REPORT: DAY (DD) 16 16

DATE REPORT: MONTH (MM) 12 12

DATE REPORT: YEAR (Y) 4 1944

RACIAL GROUP CODE

STATE OF RESIDENCE

TYPE OF ORGANIZATION 740 Branch Immaterial/Infantry Division Band/Dental Corps/Medical Department

PARENT UNIT NUMBER 0422 0422

PARENT UNIT TYPE 06 Group/Regiment/Commands/System

AREA 72 European Theatre: Germany

LATEST REPORT DATE: DAY (DD) 01 01

LATEST REPORT DATE: MONTH (MM) 06 06

LATEST REPORT DATE: YEAR (Y) 5 1945

SOURCE OF REPORT 1 Individual has been reported through sources considered official.

STATUS 8 Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated

DETAINING POWER 1 GERMANY

CAMP 006 Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13

REP

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Thank You For the info where did it info come from? Is there a link? I have put in a request to the Red Cross and the German government for his p.o.w. file. Do you think I'll have any luck?

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