Navy Badge
  • Name: George Dubovich Jr.
  • Location of Birth: Marble, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 2, 1924
  • Date of Death: July 5, 2005
  • Parents: George Dubovich, Sr. & Rose (Verbonich) Dubovich
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  • Highest Rank: AOM3 (Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class Petty Officer)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: October 6, 1942
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: January 19, 1946
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: George (No Middle Name) Dubovich, Jr.
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Birth Date: November 2, 1924
    Birth Place: Marble, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Marble, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: January 29, 1946 [re-enlistment after being discharged]
    Employer: Unemployed
    Weight: 170
    Height: 6-1
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Brown
    Hair Color: Brown
    Other characteristic: Scar on middle finger on right hand
    Next of Kin: George Dubovich, father, Marble, Minnesota

    Newspaper article: 1944 – "SIX IN SERVICE – Pvt. Eli Dubovich, Geiger Field, Washington, is spending a furlough with his folks. The Duboviches have five sons and one daughter in the service: Anne, S 2/c, Memphis, Tennessee; Sam, A/S, Farragut, Idaho; Steve, F 2/c, with a San Francisco address; George, AOM 3/c, Seattle, Washington; and Cpl. Mike with an APO number with a New York address.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    George Dubovich attended schools in the Greenway school district, Coleraine, Minnesota. He was a WW II Navy Veteran having served in the South Pacific. He located in Gary, Indiana after returning from the service. He worked as a truck driver with construction companies for 30 years. He had lived in Florida for the last 20 years of his life. George displayed much courage by surviving several major surgeries. He remained very active, even as a double amputee during the last couple of years.

    George died in Old Town, Florida. He is survived by sons, George and Steve; daughter, Teresa; seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; brothers, Dan and Paul; and sisters, Ann (Boris) Georgiff and May (Jim) Dimatteo. He was preceded in death by wives Reva (23 years) and Marjorie (26 years).

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