Harold Francis Zigmund

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  • Name: Harold Francis Zigmund
  • Location of Birth: New York City, New York
  • Date of Birth: April 11, 1919
  • Date of Death: September 5, 2003 (84 years old)
  • Parents: Frank J. Zigmund and Ann (Seabeker) Zigmund
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  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Army Coast Artillery Corps
  • Date Sworn In: October 10, 1940 (Enlistment Date)
    February 10, 1941 (Enlistment Date #2)
  • Place Sworn In: Queens Village, New York, USA
  • Date of Discharge: February 16, 1943
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information from World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946:
    Name: Harold F. Zigmund
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Single, without dependents (Single)
    Rank: Private
    Birth Year: 1919
    Nativity State or Country: New York
    Citizenship: Citizen
    Residence: Queens, New York
    Education: 4 years of high school
    Civil Occupation: Bookkeepers and cashiers, except bank cashiers
    Enlistment Date: February 10, 1941
    Enlistment Place: New York City, New York
    Branch: Coast Artillery Corps or Army Mine Planter Service
    Component: National Guard (Officers, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
    Source: National Guard
    Height: 74"
    Weight: 165

    Harold served with the Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 207th Coast Artillery. Harold reenlisted on February 10, 1941 in Training in Air Combat Tactics. He was Honorably Discharged on February 16, 1943.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Harold was a retired president of Blandin Paper Company in 1984. He started as a General Manager with Blandin Paper Company in 1954.

    Harold was an avid sailor, winning the 1985 Trans-Superior Sailboat Race.

    He is survived by his wife, Flora; daughters, Anne (Frank) Chrabas, Florence Zigmund, and Clair (David) Stokes; four grandchildren; sister, Joan (Jack) Ness; four nephews; and one niece.

    Preceding Harold in death was a brother, Frank.

    Harold was cremated and is buried in Resurrection Cemetery at Mendota Heights, Minnesota.

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