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Bernard Charles Yost
- Name: Bernard Charles Yost
- Location of Birth:
- Date of Birth: October 9, 1917
- Date of Death: December 28, 1960 (43 years old)
- Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Yost
- High School and Class:
- Highest Rank: S1 (Seaman First Class)
- Branch: Navy
- Other Branch:
- Date Sworn In: May 10, 1944 (Enlistment Date)
- Place Sworn In:
- Date of Discharge: January 5, 1946
- Place of Discharge:
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- Military Highlights:
Bernard served on the USS LSM-243 (Landing Ship Medium) and the USS Basilan AG 68. The USS Basilan AG 68 was designed as a combined barracks-stores-water distillation ship, but was later converted to an electronics repair ship. She spent her Navy career in the Pacific Ocean theatre of operations.
- Wars Involved:
World War II
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- Civilian Life:
Bernard was a longtime Cohasset, Minnesota resident.
He had been employed as a truck driver at the M. A. Hanna Hunner Mine.
Bernard was a member of the VFW and the CIO Steelworkers.
Survivors are his wife, Anna; three daughters, Elizabeth, Louella and Caroline; four sons, Clifford, Treon, Charles and Carl, his parents Mr. and Mrs. Carl Yost; seven sisters, Mrs. Ben Patterson, Mrs. Neil Baker, Mrs. David Rasley, Mrs. Albert Pickard, Mrs. Tim DeWitt, Mrs. David Radke; and Mrs. George Telfer; five brothers, Raymond, Charles, Gerald, Edward, and Robert.
Bernard died at University Hospital and is buried in Wildwood Cemetery at Cohasset, Minnesota. (Plot c15w34)
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