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- Name: Peter Elich
- Location of Birth: Yugoslavia
- Date of Birth: December 15, 1890
- Date of Death: February 19, 1969 (78 years old)
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- Highest Rank:
- Branch: Army
- Other Branch:
- Date Sworn In: September 20, 1917
- Place Sworn In:
- Date of Discharge: February 12, 1918
- Place of Discharge:
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- Military Highlights:
Information from United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:
Name: Peter Elich
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 26 Apr 1942
Event Place: Keewatin, Itasca, Minnesota, United States
Employer: Butler Bros
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1893 (1890?)
Birth Place: Yugoslavia
Relative's Name: Manda Elich
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
- Wars Involved:
World War I
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- Civilian Life:
Peter was a pioneer resident of Keewatin, Minnesota.
He worked at Butler Brothers Mining Company.
Peter married Manda K. Hecimovich in 1929.
Peter was a member of St. Vasilije of Ostrog Serbian Orthodox Church in Chisholm, Minnesota.
Survivors include his wife, Manda; three sons, Mike Hecomovich, William Hecomovich, and George Elich; three daughters, Mrs. Violet Brletich, Mrs. Ruby Corboff, and Mrs. Jean Benson; two brothers and two sisters in Yugoslavia; seventeen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Peter died at the Veterans Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is buried in Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing, Minnesota. (Plot Block 1, Lot 51, Grave 1, West 1/2) (No photo of grave marker available at this time.)
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