Ellwood or Elwood Walter Flannigan

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  • Name: Ellwood or Elwood Walter Flannigan
  • Location of Birth: Morris, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 22, 1922
  • Date of Death: October 5, 1998 (76 years old)
  • Parents: Walter Flannigan and Lillian Finniken
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: February 14, 1943 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minnesota
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information from World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946:
    Name: Ellwood W. Flannigan
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Married
    Rank: Private
    Birth Year: 1922
    Nativity State or Country: Minnesota
    Citizenship: Citizen
    Residence: Mahnomen, Minnesota
    Education: Grammar school
    Civil Occupation: Apprentices to other trades
    Enlistment Date: February 14, 1943
    Enlistment Place: Fort Snelling, Minnesota
    Height: 5' 5"
    Weight: 123

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Ellwood moved to Grand Rapids, Minnesota in 1979.

    He was a welder in the steel industry.

    Ellwood is survived by his wife, Joyce; three daughters, Judith Mattson, Ramona Carlson, and Melinda Hopping; four sons, Theodore, Bruce, LaMonte, and Thomas; a sister, Delilah Scott; three brothers, Roland, Harry, and Gene; fifteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

    Ellwood died at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida. No burial information is available at this time.

    First name is listed Ellwood and Elwood.

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