Minnesota Discovery Center

Gerald Wesley Nevanen, None

serial number:US55278999
location:2nd Division, 38th Regiment.
enlistment date:Aug. 28, 1952
place enlisted:Minneapolis, MN
discharge date:Aug. 18, 1954
place discharged:Fort Sheridan, IL
decorations: Combat Infantryman Badge (1941-)
Korean Service Medal (1950-1954)
National Defense Service Medal: Global War on Terrorism (2001-)
Presidential [nee Distinguished] Unit Citation (1941-)
Service Star(s)
United Nations Service Medal for Korea (1950-1954)
service documents:
references:American Legion, Press-Lloyd Post No. 247 (Chisholm, Minn.) Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:March 30, 1931
birth place:Milwaukee, WI
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:Dec. 31, 2007
father:Wesley E. Nevanen
mother:Dorothy C. Nevanen (nee Casey)
siblings:Jerry Pat Thomas Joe
school:Chisholm High School

Last update: 2/02/2016