Minnesota Discovery Center

Joseph Paul Kne, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:37032935
location:33rd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division.
enlistment date:June 30, 1941
place enlisted:
discharge date:None
place discharged:
decorations: Purple Heart (1932-)
history:Killed in action in the battle of Aachen, Germany, October 20, 1944.
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project (2004?), p. 148; (2) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:March 12, 1915
birth place:Gilbert, MN
home town:
date of death:Oct. 20, 1944
father:Frank Kne
mother:Mary (Tomsich) Kne
siblings:Four brothers: Louis, Stanley, Albert, and William.

Last update: 11/19/2015