George Alvin Waldron

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  • Name: George Alvin Waldron
  • Location of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 9, 1910
  • Date of Death: August 4, 1985 (74 years old)
  • Parents: William Waldron and Anita (Steffes) Waldron
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Awards:
    Purple Heart

  • Military Highlights:
    George served in Africa, Italy, Scotland and Germany where he received a Purple Heart in November, 1944.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    George lived in Effie, Minnesota most of his life. He attended school there.

    He was a member of Disabled American Veterans and was a resident at North Itasca Nursing Home for the past 4 1/2 years.

    His wife, Ruth, died in June, 1983.

    Survivors are three sons, Gary, Arlen, and Duane; two brothers, Charlie and Neil; a sister, Irene DeShaw; and eleven grandchildren.

    George died at North Itasca Nursing Home and is buried in Bigfork Cemetery at Bigfork, Minnesota. (Original, Block 3)

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