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Draft record for John P. Dibbley. 

John enlisted in the Army at Erie, PA on 17 November 1942.

On 29 October 1943, T5 Dibbley was transferred from the Parachute School, Fort Benning, GA to Company D, 508th PIR

Pvt Dibbley was seriously injured in action on 3 July 1944.and evacuated. 

On 6 September 1944, Pvt Dibbley was listed aboard the SS Queen Mary,being transferred from the Detachment of Patients, Plant 4188 [at Whittington, Staffordshire, United Kingdom] to the Parachute Regiment, FT Benning.  He would be given orders that transferred to a US Medical Installation upon debarkation.  That hospital location is not known.

On 25 January 1960, John completed this application for the Pennsylvania WWII Veterans Bonus.


He was credited with 22 months of domestic service and 9 months of foreign duty and was awarded a bonus of $355.  Now married, he, his wife Doris, and two young children were then living in Rouseville (Venango County,), PA.

(courtesy of Melissa Daigle)

Grave marker for John P. Dibbley in Ritchie Cemetery, Moss Bluff (Calcasieu Parish), Louisiana.

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