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  • Name: John Bernard MacDonald
  • Location of Birth: Deer River, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 20, 1924
  • Date of Death: October 31, 1944
  • Parents: Wilbur MacDonald & Bertha (Randall) MacDonald
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  • Highest Rank: S1C (Seaman 1st Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: December 15, 1942
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    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: John Bernard McDonald
    Race: White
    Age: 18
    Birth Date: February 20, 1924
    Birth Place: Deer River, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Avenue, Duluth
    Registration Date: June 30, 1942
    Employer: N. of A. School, Duluth, Minnesota
    Weight: 145
    Height: 6
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Brown
    Hair Color: Black
    Next of Kin: Bertha McDonald, mother, Rt. 1, Deer River, Itasca, Minnesota

    John MacDonald died in San Francisco, California while in the service of his country. He is buried in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Deer River, Minnesota. He is survived by his parents; two brothers, Bertram and Roger; and a sister, Anita Nelson.

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    World War II

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