Navy Badge
  • Name: Herbert "Herb" Virgil Meyer
  • Location of Birth: Frazee, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 19, 1927
  • Date of Death: October 13, 2010
  • Parents: Louis Meyer & Mary (Tobeck) Meyer
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  • Highest Rank: S2 (Seaman 2nd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date of Discharge: August 3, 1946
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Herbert Virgil Meyer
    Race: White
    Age: 19
    Birth Date: May 19, 1927
    Birth Place: Frazee, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Cohasset, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: August 6, 1946 (after discharge from service)
    Employer: Unemployed
    Weight: 155
    Height: 5-10
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Other Characteristic: Tattoo mark on left forearm
    Next of Kin: Louis Meyer, father, Cohasset, Minnesota

    Herb Meyer served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Herb Meyer married Carolyn Howe in Minnesota in 1951. He was a resident of the Grand Rapids area and worked as a custodian for School District #318 for 32 years, retiring in 1988. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and golfer.

    Herb died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Minnesota (CA44). He is survived by his wife, Carolyn; one daughter, Susan (Roger Summer) Meyer; one son, James (Julie) Meyer; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Raymond and Deloy.

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