Minnesota Discovery Center

John Bertnick, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:34th Signal Company in Tunisia, North Africa; Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, North Apennines and Po Valley, Italy.
enlistment date:April 22, 1941
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:July 18, 1945
place discharged:Fort Snelling, MN
decorations: American Defense Service Medal (1939-1941)
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 Two Project (2004?), p. 37; (2) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:April 26, 1918
birth place:
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:Aug. 3, 1985
father:Bertnick, Mike Sr.
mother:Bertnick, Anna (Rynes)
siblings:Four brothers: George, Joe, Mike and William; one sister: Marie.

Last update: 11/03/2015