Everett Wendell Beach

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  • Name: Everett Wendell Beach
  • Location of Birth: Long Prairie, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 1, 1916
  • Date of Death: March 18, 1961 (45 years old)
  • Parents: Dewey Beach and Chloe (Curtis) Beach
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  • College:
  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: June 27, 1945 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: December 8, 1945 (Discharge Date)
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:
    World War II Victory Medal

  • Military Highlights:
    Everett was with Headquarters Company, Infantry Replacement Training Center with Corporal Joseph T. Robinson, Arkansas.

    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Evertt (Everett) Wendell Beach
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 24
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: February 11, 1916
    Birth Place: Long Prairie, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Interstate Iron Company
    Height: 5' 9"
    Weight: 150
    Complexion: Dark
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Next of Kin: Georgene Edna Beach (wife)

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Everett Beach was a life-long resident of Arbo Township, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He was in his infancy when his family moved to Arbo Township. In his adult years he was a heavy equipment operator for Itasca County in road construction and maintenance.

    Military graveside honors were extended by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He is survived by his wife, Georgina; three daughters Mrs. Amy Hale, Lila and Saley Beach; one son, John; and two grandchildren.

    Everett's mother is Mrs. Dewey Beach, his four sisters are Mrs. John Jensen, Mrs. Leston King, Mrs. Allen Floyd, and Mrs. John Capo. His three brothers are Guy, Robert, and Keith.

    Burial in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-F-29-0-1)

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