Donald Enoch Bengston

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  • Name: Donald Enoch Bengston
  • Location of Birth: Buffalo Lake, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: June 15, 1913
  • Date of Death: June 27, 1970 (57 years old)
  • Parents: ? and Esther Bengston
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  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Military Police
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  • Military Highlights:
    Served with Company B, 729th Military Police Battalion.

    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Donald Enoch Bengston
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 27
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: June 15, 1913
    Birth Place: Buffalo Lake, Minnesota
    Residence Place: Gary, Lake, Indiana, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Indiana, USA
    Employer: Inland Steel Company
    Height: 5' 9"
    Weight: 162
    Complexion: Light
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Blue
    Next of Kin: Esther Bengston (mother)
    Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification: nose

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Donald lived in the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area since 1921.

    He is survived by two brothers, Alvin and Leonard; three sisters, Mrs. W. L. Douglas, Mrs. F. R. Gorsuch, and Mrs. Willing Dorning; and several nieces and nephews.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-B-21-1-2)

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