Army Badge
  • Name: Frank Robert Mollergren
  • Location of Birth: Donnelly, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 10, 1920
  • Date of Death: July 1, 2004
  • Parents: Gustave Mollergren & Elsie (Mackley) Mollergren
  • High School and Class: 1939 - Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: July 22, 1944
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: January 12, 1946
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:
    Purple Heart

  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Frank Robert Mollergren
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Birth Date: September 10, 1920
    Birth Place: Donnelly, Stevens, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Calumet, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: February 16, 1942
    Employer: Inter State Iron Mining Co., Calumet, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 170
    Height: 5-11
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Next of Kin: Evelyn Mollergren, wife, Calumet, Minnesota

    World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Name: Frank R. Mollergren
    Race: White
    Marital status: Married
    Rank: Private
    Birth Year: 1920
    Nativity State or Country: Minnesota
    Citizenship: Citizen
    Residence: Itasca, Minnesota
    Education: 4 years of high school
    Civil Occupation: Semiskilled chauffer and driver, bus, taxi, truck and tractor
    Enlistment Date: July 22, 1944
    Enlistment Place: Fort Snelling, Minnesota
    Branch: No branch assignment
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source: Civil Life
    Height: 80
    Weight: 000

    Frank served in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre during World War II.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Frank Mollergren married Evelyn LaDoux in 1941 in Marble, Minnesota. He was a welder for the Jones & Laughlin Mining Company in the Hill Annex Mine in Calumet, Minnesota. He was a member of the Hibbing Veterans of Foreign Wars, a Greenway Township supervisor for more than 25 years, a fire inspector, and a weed inspector.

    Frank died in Hibbing, Minnesota and is buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Section 20-A, Site 1028). He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; four daughters, Sally (John) Hunter, Maryjo (Bill) Gresko, Cynthia Atwood, and Lori (Brian) Houwman; six grandchildren; a sister, Elsie Jane Miksza; and a brother, Leslie Mollergren.

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