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Joseph T. Cody, Michigan National Guard, U.S. Army

Joseph T. Cody

City of Residence: Prescott

Branch of Service: Michigan National Guard, U.S. Army

Dates of Service: 1940-1945

Rank: Sgt.

Decorations: Campaign medals for the Algerian, Tunisian and Italian Campaigns in World War II

1940 - Enlisted in the Michigan National Guard. 125th Infantry. Inducted into federal service.

1941 - National Guard in Louisiana for training exercises.

1942 - To North Africa with 5th Army though Algeria and Tunisia.

1943 - To Italy for the Salerno Invasion.

1944 - From Naples to Rome.

1945 - Joined the Detroit Police Department; served 25 years.

1970 - Employed at Manufacturers National Bank for 16 years, in the security department.

1986 - Moved to Prescott.