Minnesota Discovery Center

Jacob "Jack" Edwin Makkyla, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:3030th Army Air Forces Base Unit in the continental United States.
enlistment date:Dec. 15, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Feb. 18, 1946
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: American Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
World War II Victory Medal (1941-1946)
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project (2004?), p. 188; (2) Embarrass Victory Aides Newsletter Collection. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Nov. 13, 1911
birth place:Waasa Township, St. Louis Co., MN
home town:Embarrass, MN
date of death:Oct. 6, 1981
father:John Makkyla
mother:Hilma Makkyla (nee Lakso)
siblings:Martin J. Robert L. Mayne S. Helen E. Walfred W.

Last update: 9/16/2016