Minnesota Discovery Center

William John Aho, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:Camp Callan, San Luis Obispo, California; 383rd Infantry Regiment in the Southern Philippines; Ryukyu Islands.
enlistment date:Nov. 2, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Jan. 11, 1946
place discharged:Camp McCoy, Sparta, WI
decorations: American Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Arrowhead Device (U. S. Army)
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
Bronze Star Medal (1941-)
Combat Infantryman Badge (1941-)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
Philippine Liberation Medal (1944-1945)
Service Star(s)
history:Heavy mortar crewman, Company D, 383rd Infantry Regiment.
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War Two Project (2004?), p. 16; (2) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Sept. 2, 1915
birth place:
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:April 1, 1970
father:Aho, John

Last update: 3/09/2016