Originally Published: November 10, 2015 6:43 p.m.
Joseph T. Cody
City of Residence: Prescott
Branch of Service: Michigan National Guard, U.S. Army
Dates of Service: 1940-1945
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.