Minnesota Discovery Center

Henry Jalmer Erkkila, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:Pacific Theater
enlistment date:April 14, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Feb. 22, 1945
place discharged:Battle Creek, MI
decorations: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
history:Received a disability discharge on February 22, 1945, at the Percy Jones General Convalescent Hospital.
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project (2004?), p. 77; (2) Embarrass Victory Aides Newsletter Collection. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:March 16, 1910
birth place:Embarrass, MN
home town:
date of death:Nov. 6, 1965
father:Victor Erkkila
mother:Mary Erkkila (nee Lukkarla)
siblings:John Mamie Wilho Eino Lyydi Helen

Last update: 9/22/2016