Minnesota Discovery Center

William Yonkovich, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:HQ and Service Company, 1881st Engineer Aviation Battalion in New Guinea and Leyte Campaigns.
enlistment date:Aug. 26, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Sept. 14, 1945
place discharged:General Hospital, Galesburg, IL
decorations: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Philippine Liberation Medal (1944-1945)
Service Star(s)
World War II Victory Medal (1941-1946)
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War Two Project (2004?), p. 347; (2) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Nov. 24, 1913
birth place:
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:Oct. 30, 1984
father:Yonkovich, Marko
mother:Yonkovich, Jenny

Last update: 10/14/2015