Minnesota Discovery Center

Hjalmer Axel Bodin, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:
location:Company G of the 289th Infantry Regiment in Rhineland, Ardennes, and Central Europe.
enlistment date:March 28, 1941
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:Oct. 29, 1945
place discharged:Camp McCoy, WI
decorations: American Defense Service Medal (1939-1941)
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1941-1945)
Bronze Star Medal (1941-)
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1941-1946)
Good Conduct Medal (U. S. Armed Forces)
Overseas Service Bar(s)
Service Star(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:Dec. 29, 1911
birth place:
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:March 1, 1996
father:Bodin, Carl Victor
mother:Bodin, Augusta Caroline (Bjorklund)

Last update: 11/06/2015