Cleo Gaylord Ball

Army Badge
  • Name: Cleo Gaylord Ball
  • Location of Birth: Ashland, Wisconsin
  • Date of Birth: June 23, 1906
  • Date of Death: May 30, 1952 (45 years old)
  • Parents: Orlando Ball and Dora (Scott) Ball
  • High School and Class: 1 year of high school
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Air Corps
  • Date Sworn In: August 13, 1942 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In: Camp Grant, Illinois
  • Date of Discharge: October 18, 1945 (Discharge Date)
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:
    Good Conduct Medal

  • Military Highlights:
    Cleo served in the 215th Army Air Force Base Unit Air Corps.

    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Cleo Gaylord Ball
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 34
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: June 23, 1906
    Birth Place: Ashland, Wisconsin, USA
    Residence Place: Hibbing, St. Louis, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Hibbing, St. Louis, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Unemployed
    Height: 5' 8"
    Weight: 150
    Complexion: Light
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Gray
    Next of Kin: Frank Provost

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Civilian occupation was skilled mechanics and repairman, motor vehicles.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-B-04-1-1)

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