Army Badge
  • Name: John Arnold Lindquist
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 17, 1918
  • Date of Death: July 11, 1990
  • Parents: Charles Lindquist & Bertha (Johnson) Lindquist
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: June 17, 1941
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  • Date of Discharge: November 2, 1945
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: John Arnold Lindquist
    Race: White
    Age: 22
    Birth Date: April 17, 1918
    Birth Place: Bovey, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Oliver Mining Co., Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 130
    Height: 5-6
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Bertha Lindquist, mother, Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    John Lindquist worked as a truck driver in the Chicago, Illinois area most of his life. He was a member of the Teamster Union Local 710 of Chicago; a member of the National Association of the Sixth Infantry Division; and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 1061 of Bovey.

    John died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 122). He is survived by three sons, Kenneth, Gary, and John, Jr.; two daughters, Eleanor Korinko and Jane Biskup; four sisters, Ebba Shoemaker, Ruth Wolfe, Elvira Kolp, and Hazel Cerino; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Bertha Carlson in 1979.

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