Army Badge
  • Name: Hans Hagelein Morken
  • Location of Birth: Coleraine, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 22, 1917
  • Date of Death: March 8, 1971
  • Parents: Hans M. Morken & Ragnfrid (Hagelein) Morken
  • High School and Class: 1935 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date of Discharge: November 12, 1945
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Hans Hagelein Morken
    Race: White
    Age: 22
    Birth Date: December 22, 1917
    Birth Place: Coleraine, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Donald Seaton, Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 170
    Height: 5-11
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Next of Kin: Hans M. Morken, father, Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota

    Newspaper article: February 1945 – “Hans Morken, Jr., who has been stationed with a medical unit of the United States Army in the Burma jungles, is now a patient in one of the convalescent hospitals. He has been having a siege of malaria but writes that he is recovering nicely.”

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Hans Morken married Louella Rohlfing in 1941 in Minnesota.

    Hans died in Ramsey County, Minnesota and is buried in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Mahtomedi, Minnesota.

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