Minnesota Discovery Center

John Ralph Letnar, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:37563906
location:Company F, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division in Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe.
enlistment date:June 2, 1943
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Feb. 26, 1946
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: American Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Bronze Star Medal (1941-)
Combat Infantryman Badge (1941-)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
Purple Heart (1932-)
Service Star(s)
World War II Victory Medal (1941-1946)
history:Wounded in action on December 6, 1944 in the European Theater of Operations.
service documents:
references:Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project (2004?), p. 173.

Personal Information

date of birth:March 12, 1923
birth place:
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:Nov. 9, 1958

Last update: 9/17/2015