Minnesota Discovery Center

Robert John Tahija, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:37774360
enlistment date:Sept. 15, 1944
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Nov. 1, 1946
place discharged:Fort Sheridan, IL
decorations: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
Bronze Star Medal (1941-)
Combat Infantryman Badge (1941-)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Philippine Liberation Medal (1944-1945)
Purple Heart (1932-)
World War II Victory Medal (1941-1946)
service documents:
references:American Legion, Press-Lloyd Post No. 247 (Chisholm, Minn.) Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:April 29, 1926
birth place:Hibbing, MN
home town:Hibbing, MN
date of death:July 30, 2006
father:John Henry Tahija
mother:Eva Marie Tahija (nee LaPage)
siblings:William Tahija Barbara Tahija Minerich Shirley Tahija Stiglich Betty Tahija Milosevich Pat Tahija Petrick
school:Hibbing High School

Last update: 2/12/2016