Minnesota Discovery Center

Anton Leonard Puhek, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:37031426
enlistment date:June 19, 1941
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Nov. 25, 1946
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: American Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
American Defense Service Medal (1939-1941)
Arrowhead Device (U. S. Army)
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
Combat Infantryman Badge (1941-)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
Philippine Liberation Medal (1944-1945)
service documents:
references:(1) American Legion, Press-Lloyd Post No. 247 (Chisholm, Minn.) Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota; (2) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:July 27, 1917
birth place:Willard, WI
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:Dec. 14, 2002
father:John Puhek
mother:Mary Puhek (nee Arko)
siblings:Bernard Ann Francis
school:Chisholm High School

Last update: 2/05/2016