Minnesota Discovery Center

Robert B. Olson, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:164th Infantry, 59th Training Group, and 591st Engineer Boat Company in Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, and Guadalcanal.
enlistment date:April 29, 1941
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:April 19, 1945
place discharged:Fort Snelling, MN
decorations: American Defense Service Medal (1939-1941)
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
Bronze Star Medal (1941-)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
history:Awarded three Bronze Star Medal for Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, and Guadalcanal Campaigns. Received early discharge due to father's illness.
service documents:
references:Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War Two Project (2004?), p. 362.

Personal Information

date of birth:None
birth place:
home town:Tower, MN
date of death:None

Last update: 9/29/2015