Keiji J. "Kei" Hiraga

Sexo Male
Birth date 1920-10-31
Local de nascimento Belvedere CA, U.S.A.
Inducted 1944-7-19, Fort Sheridan IL
Tipo de alistamento Draftee
Ramo das Forças Armadas Army
Tipo de serviço War,peacetime
Unidades onde serviu MISLS (Graduated Snelling, Dec. 1944)
7th Air Service Group, A.T.I.S. in Manila and Luzon at Atsugi, Airbase
Military specialty Military Intelligence
Interpreter
Stationed USA: Camp Savage, MN; Fort Snelling, MN; McClenan, AL
Other Countries: Philippine Islands; Tokyo and Atsugi, Japan
Separated Camp Beale CA
Unit responsibility Process prisoners and civilians
Personal responsibility Process soldiers so they can return to their respective homes
Awards, medals, citations (individual or unit) Army of Occupation Medal
World War II Victory Medal
American Campaign Medal
Pacific Campaign Medal
Good Conduct Medal
Living conditions Tents in Luzon, barrack at Atsugi, Air Base.
C-Ration, sometimes hot meals. Atsugi, food was good.
Movies at the airbase.
Most vivid memory of military experience Watching a prisoner die from illness. After, roll up in a blanket and dump in a trench.
Missed most whilst in the military Family
Additional information Residence: Sanger, CA


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