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Bertram Ray Kreis, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:37 022 441
location:Burma; India.
enlistment date:March 12, 1941
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Feb. 11, 1946
place discharged:Fort George G. Mead, MD
decorations: Presidential [nee Distinguished] Unit Citation (1941-)
history:Attended college at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL; member of the Office of Strategic Services Detachment 101, Burma; was shot in the back in Burma; spent nearly a year in recovery in India.
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Personal Information

date of birth:July 31, 1917
birth place:Hibbing, MN
home town:Hibbing, MN
date of death:Oct. 7, 2003
father:Robert Ray Kreis
mother:Mae Fuller Kreis (nee Fuller)
siblings:Don, Marjorie, Patricia.
school:Hibbing High School

Last update: 3/30/2016