SPEAKMAN, WILLIAM A.

 

 

VETERAN OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES

 

WILLIAM A. SPEAKMAN

 

Sea Bees -  Seaman 1st Class

 

1945 – 1946      Combat

 

NTC Sampson, N.Y.

NCTC Davisville, RI

CBRD Camp, Parks, CA

NAV. BRKS NOB Navy 926, Guam

 

Military Honors and Awards:

Good Conduct Medal

Victory Medal

Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign

     Medal

American Area Campaign Medal

 

 

I was a member of the 109th Construction Battalion.   I helped in the building of barracks on Guam.   My battalion was responsible for the guarding of Japanese POW’s and keeping them working (digging trenches, etc.).    My battalion also built a water town on the base.