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For information about the Veterans Park contact:

Nederland Parks & Recreation Department
2301 Avenue H
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-724-0773


For information about the Database contact:

Marion & Ed Hughes
Public Library

2712 Nederland Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-722-1255

Database Number   550
Name   Weeren, Jack Charles
Birth Date   27 May 1924
Birth Place   Cleveland, Liberty Co., Texas
Death Date   5 February 2009
Death Place   Port Arthur, Jefferson Co., Texas
Cause of Death    
Place of Burial   Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Texas
Service Branch   Army


  Co F 119th Inf Regt.
Rank/Grade   Technical Sergeant
Date of Enlistment   1 May 1943
Date of Discharge   24 January 1946
Service Occupation   Utilities NCO
Decorations, Medals, Badges, etc.   American Theater Campaign Medal; EAME Campaign Medal with 2 Bronze Stars; Purple Heart (GO #13 HQ 176th GH 5 Feb 45); Bronze Star Medal (GO #43 HQ 30th Inf Div 19 Nov 44); World War II Victory Medal
Locations of Military Service   France
Father   Herbert J. Weeren
Mother   Marguerite (Hansbro) Weeren
Civilian Occupation   At time of enlistment: College Student; Teacher at Nederland ISD -- January 1952; Vocation Director Nederland High School - 1969-1979; Owner - Weeren Enterprises.
Miscellaneous Information   Member First United Methodist Church
Date Added to Database   29 October 2015
Source of Service Information   Discharge document and information from widow.
Oral History  


Photograph   Jack Charles Weeren