Army Badge
  • Name: Mike Dubovich
  • Location of Birth: Marble, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 18, 1915 (birth & military records agree with this year)
  • Date of Death: June 25, 2005
  • Parents: George Dubovich & Rose (Verbonich) Dubovich
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  • Highest Rank: CPL (Corporal)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Mike Dubovich
    Race: White
    Age: 24
    Birth Date: December 18, 1915
    Birth Place: Marble, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Marble, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Interstate Iron Co., Hill Annex Mine, Calumet, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 165
    Height: 5-10
    Complexion: Dark
    Eye Color: Brown
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: George Dubovich, father, Marble, Itasca, Minnesota

    Newspaper article: 1944 – “SIX IN SERVICE – Pvt. Eli Dubovich, Geiger Field, Washington, is spending a furlough with his folks. The Duboviches have five sons and one daughter in the service: Anne, S2/c, Memphis, Tennessee; Sam, A/S, Farragut, Idaho; Steve, F2/c, with a San Francisco address; George, AOM3/c, Seattle, Washington; and Cpl. Mike with an APO number with a New York address.”

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Mike Dubovich worked for Cleveland Cliffs Mining Company in Calumet and Coleraine, Minnesota before retiring in 1977. He had been a member of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons until moving to New Jersey to live with his daughter in the late 1990s.

    Mike Dubovich died in Watchung, New Jersey and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Serbian section - Block 45). He is survived by his daughter, Patricia (Geoffrey) Brooks; a granddaughter; brothers; Paul (Vi), George, and Dan; sisters, Mae and Anne; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Julia; brothers, Nick, Sam, and Eli; and sisters, Sadie, Dorothy, and Mary.

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