Alfred Henry Erickson

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  • Name: Alfred Henry Erickson
  • Location of Birth: Blackberry Township, Itasca County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 31, 1904
  • Date of Death: October 14, 1996 (92 years old)
  • Parents: Victor and Louisa Erickson
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Alfred served with the Combat Engineers of the United States Army.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Alfred was a life-long resident of Blackberry Township and attended Blackberry School.

    He was foreman for a Burlington Northern bridge and building crew.

    Alfred is survived by his wife, Sarah "Sally"; one brother, Robert; and a sister, Edythe Metz.

    Preceding him in death were his parents, Victor and Louisa Erickson, four sisters, and two brothers.

    Alfred died at Itasca Medical Center C&NC Unit and is buried in Hazelwood Cemetery at Blackberry Township in Itasca County.

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