Minnesota Discovery Center

Reino Huhta

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:Rank: Private 1st class, Headquarters Battery, 548th Field Artillery Battalion in Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe.
enlistment date:Sept. 4, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Dec. 27, 1945
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: American Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Bronze Star Medal (1941-)
Combat Infantryman Badge (1941-)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
Service Star(s)
World War II Victory Medal (1941-1946)
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project (2004?), p. 120. (2) Embarrass Victory Aides Newsletter Collection. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Dec. 17, 1921
birth place:Eveleth, MN
home town:Embarrass, MN
date of death:June 19, 1991
father:Anselm Huhta
mother:Elizabeth Huhta (nee Haikio)
siblings:Linda Laila Arvo

Last update: 9/23/2016