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522nd Field Artillery Battalion
Lawrence Mori was born in La Puente, CA on March 8, 1918. Mori and his family grew up in Garden Grove, CA. His father was a strawberry farmer and his mother was a housewife.
Mori was drafted on April 8, 1941 and was in Fort Ord, CA serving in the medics. After the Pearl Harbor bombing, he was transferred to the 522nd A Battery and served as a supply sergeant until 1945.
After the war he resettled with his wife in Arizona, but years later they moved back to Garden Grove. Mori has a daughter named Kathy.
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