Minnesota Discovery Center

Ernest Richard Bodin, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:HQ Company of the 2831 Engineer Service Command Battalion in Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, Italy; Southern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe.
enlistment date:April 30, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Oct. 29, 1945
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: American Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Arrowhead Device (U. S. Army)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War Two Project (2004?), p. 40; (2) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Nov. 28, 1915
birth place:Blackberry, MN
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:May 31, 1981
father:Bodin, Carl Victor
mother:Bodin, Augusta Caroline (Bjorklund)

Last update: 11/06/2015