Army Badge
  • Name: Clarence Bernard Leksen
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 14, 1914
  • Date of Death: May 9, 1996
  • Parents: August Leksen & Pearl (Logefield) Leksen
  • High School and Class: 1933 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: October 26, 1942
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: February 10, 1946
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Clarence Bernard Leksen
    Race: White
    Age: 26
    Birth Date: January 14, 1914
    Birth Place: Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Oliver Iron Mining Co., Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 140
    Height: 5-10
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Other Characteristic: Scar on right index finger
    Next of Kin: Pearl Leksen, mother, Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Clarence Leksen married Agda Johnson in 1945 in Minnesota. He worked as a driller for the Oliver Mining Company for 30 years and then moved to Banning, California.

    He died in San Bernardino County, California and is buried in Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Calimesa, California (Plot VES 231-G). He is survived by his wife Agda; a son, Paul; and a brother, George.

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