George Amos Carno

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  • Name: George Amos Carno
  • Location of Birth: Fosston, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 23, 1896
  • Date of Death: March 11, 1975 (78 years old)
  • Parents: Owen Carno and Leah (Guathier) Carno
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: August 26, 1918 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: January 28, 1919 (Discharge Date)
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War I Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
    Name: George Carno
    Age: 21
    Birth Date: September 23, 1896
    Birth Place: Minnesota
    Registration Date: 1917-1918
    Street Address: 202 1/2 North 3rd Avenue West, Virginia, Minnesota
    Residence Place: St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Oliver Iron Mining Company
    Draft Board: 4
    Physical Build: Medium
    Height: Medium
    Hair Color: Medium
    Eye Color: Blue
    Relative: Owen Carno

    Information in the United States, World War II Registration Cards, 1942:
    Name: George A. Carno
    Gender: Male
    Age: 45
    Birth Date: September 23, 1896
    Birth Place: Rosebud, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: About 1941
    Military Draft Date: 1942
    Employer: Unemployed
    Height: 5' 9"
    Weight: 160
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Gray
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Leah Carno
    Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification: injured finger on left hand

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    George came to Grand Rapids, Minnesota as a young child with his family in 1910.

    He was employed by the local telephone company and also worked in area iron mines in his earlier years. He had recently worked for the Grand Rapids Municipal Liquor Store prior to his retirement.

    He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Bratulich and Mrs. Jean Sullivan; three sisters, Mrs. Alma Betts, Mrs. Jeanette Kling, and Mrs. Ione Kriesel; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-20-2-0)

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