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Ray Jacob Hiltunen, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:Rank: 1st Lt., 326th Engineers Battalion, 101st Airborne Division.
enlistment date:None
place enlisted:
discharge date:None
place discharged:
decorations: Purple Heart (1932-)
history:Killed in action while serving in the Netherlands.
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project (2004?), p. 116; (2) Embarrass Victory Aides Newsletter Collection. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Dec. 20, 1914
birth place:
home town:Aurora, MN
date of death:Sept. 18, 1944
father:Peter Hiltunen
mother:Sofia Hiltunen
siblings:Victor Leo Mavis Mabel George

Last update: 8/28/2016