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(courtesy of Dennis Long)

Grave marker for John B., Dolezol in Lakeview Cemetery, Macdoel (Siskiyou county), California.


John registered for the draft in Alturas, CA on 30 June 1942 and was inducted into the Army at Sacramento, CA on 0 February 1943.

On 13 September 1944, Pfc Dolezol was transferred from Hq 82d A/B Division Leicester, England to Service Company, 508th PIR.  On 22 November 1944 he was transferred to Hq 3d.

Pfc Dolezol was hospitalized on 2 December 1944.  He returned to duty on 11 December having been discharged from the 50th Field Hospital, Camp Sissonne, France.

On 24 December 1944, he was evacuated to a field hospital and classed as a "non-battle casualty."

On 20 May 1945, still not fully recovered, Pfc Dolezol was transferred to the hospital's detachment of patients and did not return to the regiment.

John married Ina Magoon in Lemhi, Idaho on 12 July 1947.

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