Minnesota Discovery Center

John Edward Bevka, Jr.

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:1718th Signal Service Company (WG) in the China-Burma-India Theater and China Offensive, Ryukyus, Air Offensive Japan.
enlistment date:Sept. 2, 1944
place enlisted:
discharge date:July 1, 1946
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: American Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Army of Occupation Medal (1946-)
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
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. 38; (2) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Dec. 18, 1924
birth place:Chisholm, MN
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:May 11, 1995
father:Bevka, John
mother:Bevka, Johanna (Gorshe)

Last update: 11/04/2015