Minnesota Discovery Center

Joseph Bertnick, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:593rd Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment in New Guinea and Luzon Island, Philippines.
enlistment date:May 27, 1943
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Dec. 30, 1945
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: Arrowhead Device (U. S. Army)
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
Philippine Liberation Medal (1944-1945)
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:Dec. 25, 1923
birth place:
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:April 21, 1976
father:Bertnick, Mike Sr.
mother:Bertnick, Anna (Rynes)
siblings:Four brothers: George, John, Mike, and William; one sister: Maria.

Last update: 11/03/2015