Army Badge
  • Name: Archie Ralph Mortenson
  • Location of Birth: Litchfield, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 18, 1927
  • Date of Death: September 21, 2002
  • Parents: Morten Mortenson & Anna (Olson) Mortenson
  • High School and Class: 1945 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: TEC 5 (Technical 5)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: July 28, 1945
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: November 19, 1946
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Archie Ralph Mortenson
    Race: White
    Age: 18
    Birth Date: April 18, 1927
    Birth Place: Litchfield, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Marble, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: April 18, 1945
    Employer: Student
    Weight: 145
    Height: 5-5
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Gray
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Anna Mortenson

    World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Name: Archie R. Mortenson
    Race: White
    Marital status: Single, without dependents (Single)
    Rank: Private
    Birth Year: 1927
    Nativity State or Country: Minnesota
    Citizenship: Citizen
    Residence: Itasca, Minnesota
    Education: 4 years of high school
    Enlistment Date: July 28, 1945
    Enlistment Place: Fort Snelling, Minnesota
    Branch: No branch assignment
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Height: 00
    Weight: 000

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Archie Mortenson died in Blaine, Minnesota and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Monticello, Minnesota (Lot 362, Grave 005). He is survived by sons, Michael, Mark (Cindy), and Eric; daughters, Debra (Larry) Alexander, Nancy (Steven) Stock, Mary (Donato) Vecere, and Melody (Jason) Lang; eighteen grandchildren; a brother, Donald; sisters, Shirley Erickson and Dorothy Holum; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Morten and Anna Marie Mortenson; daughter, Cathy Durant-Mortenson; granddaughter, Alyssa Mortenson; and brother, Warren.

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