Army Badge
  • Name: Leslie James Mollergren
  • Location of Birth: Morris, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 30, 1922
  • Date of Death: August 11, 2008
  • Parents: Gustave Mollergren & Elsie (Mackley) Mollergren
  • High School and Class: 1942 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: March 29, 1943
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: January 25, 1946
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Leslie James Mollergren
    Race: White
    Age: 19
    Birth Date: October 30, 1922
    Birth Place: Morris, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Calumet, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: June 30, 1942
    Employer: Interstate, Calumet
    Weight: 163
    Height: 6
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Next of Kin: Elsie Mollergren, Calumet

    Leslie served as an ammunition handler with the Army in the South Pacific during World War II.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    After Leslie Mollergren was discharged from service, he was self-employed as a painter. He was a champion bowler and loved to golf, play bingo and cards.

    Leslie died in Columbia Heights, Minnesota and is buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Section 26, Site 1678). He is survived by his sister, Elsie Miksza; and many nieces, a nephew and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Gustav L. and Frank R. Mollergren.

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