Minnesota Discovery Center

John Anton Sterle, Jr.

conflict:World War II
serial number:37271678
location:Seventh Station Hospital in Naples-Foggia and Rome-Arno, Italy.
enlistment date:April 30, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Nov. 18, 1945
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: American Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
World War II Victory Medal (1941-1946)
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War Two Project (2004?), p. 308; (2) American Legion, Press-Lloyd Post No. 247 (Chisholm, Minn.) Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota; (3) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Sept. 4, 1912
birth place:Chisholm, MN
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:June 29, 1991
father:John Sterle
mother:Mary Sterle (nee Obolnar)
siblings:Rose Sterle Marie Newman Frank Joe Louis Edward
school:Chisholm High School

Last update: 2/11/2016