John Dwane Geving, Jr.

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  • Name: John Dwane Geving, Jr.
  • Location of Birth: Barnum, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 25, 1895
  • Date of Death: November 25, 1979 (83 years old)
  • Parents: John Dwane and Olive May Geving
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: June 24, 1918 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: August 3, 1918 (Release Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information from World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
    Name: John Dwane Geving
    Event Type: Draft Registration
    Event Date: 1917-1918
    Event Place: Itasca, Minnesota, United States
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: December 25, 1895
    Birth Place: Barnum, Minnesota, United States
    Citizenship Place: United States
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    Marital status: Single
    Birth Date: December 25, 1895
    Birth Place: Minnesota
    Residence Date: 1917-1918
    Residence Place: Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
    Physical Build: Slender
    Height: Medium
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Blue

    Information from World War I Records, 1918-1941 :
    Name: John Duane Seving (Geving)
    Event Type: Military Service
    Event Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, United States
    Military Service Branch: Army
    Military Unit: 41st Company, 11th Infantry Battalion, 161st Depot Brigade
    Enlistment Date: June 24, 1918
    Military Rank: Private
    Birth Date: December 25, 1895
    Birth Place: Barnum, Minneota
    Father's Name: John Seving (Geving)
    Father's Birthplace: Sweden
    Mother's Name: John Seving (Olive May Geving)
    Mother's Birth Place: USA

    Information from United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:
    Name: John Duane Giving (Geving)
    Event Type; Draft Registration
    Event Date: April 27, 1942
    Event Place: Keewatin, Itasca, Minnesota, United States
    Age: 47
    Race: White
    Complexion: Light
    Employer: International Harvester Company
    Birth Date: December 25, 1895
    Birthplace: Barnum, Minnesota
    Height: 5' 8"
    Weight: 180
    Eye Color: Gray
    Relative's Name: John Duane Giving (John Dwane Geving)
    Hair Color: Brown

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  • Civilian Life:
    John married Pearl Henrietta Murphy in 1925. His children were Robert John, Marilyn Jean, and Larry D. Geving.

    John died in Keewatin, Minnesota and is buried in Maple Hill Cemetery at Hibbing, Minnesota. No photo of grave marker is available at this time. (Block 6, Lot 277, Grave 4, W 1/2)

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