Minnesota Discovery Center

Leonard Raymond Pylka (Pylkka), None

conflict:World War II
rank:TEC 4
serial number:
location:Served with the 110th Combat Engineers and the 452nd Engineer Depot Company.
enlistment date:March 25, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Dec. 15, 1945
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
Service Star(s)
history:Took part in the landing on Kiska, Aleutian Islands, on August 15, 1943 and the invasion of Saipan, Marianna Islands, June 25, 1944.
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project (2004?), p. 259; (2) Embarrass Victory Aides Newsletter Collection. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:July 19, 1919
birth place:Embarrass, MN
home town:Embarrass, MN
date of death:None
father:John Pylka
mother:Elizabeth Pylka
siblings:Henry M. Theodore J. Oscar Sadie S. Helmer I. Wilburt W. Esther.

Last update: 9/19/2016