Minnesota Discovery Center

Louis Joseph Sterle, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:37325715
location:Headquarters, U.S. Control Council in Northern Franc, Rhineland, and Central Europe.
enlistment date:Nov. 16, 1942
place enlisted:Chisholm, MN
discharge date:Nov. 26, 1945
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: American Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Combat Infantryman Badge (1941-)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Oak Leaf Cluster (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
Purple Heart (1932-)
World War II Victory Medal (1941-1946)
history:Wounded in action on October 26, 1944, and March, 1945 in the European Theater of Operations.
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:Oct. 9, 1918
birth place:Chisholm, MN
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:Sept. 27, 1994
father:John Sterle
mother:Mary Sterle (nee Obolnar)
siblings:Marie John Frank Louis Edward Rose
school:Chisholm High School

Last update: 2/11/2016