Fred Stockmeier is a World War II POW, plus a veteran of the Korean War. He was assigned to the 100th Infantry Division during WW II. The division took part in operations in southern France until Mr. Stockmeier was captured on December 4th, 1944. He spent the rest of the war in various prison camps and eventually was liberated by the Russians southeast of Berlin. He was recalled into the Army in 1950 following the beginning of the Korean War. He was shipped to Korea, arriving in late December 1950 where he was assigned to the personnel section of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division.
The interview in the Veterans Remember - World War II section
Fred Stockmeier Army portrait in 1944, prior to shipment overseas.
This image is considered to be in the public domain.
Fred Stockmeier in South Korea, circa 1951