Ren Stanley Dahl

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  • Name: Ren Stanley Dahl
  • Location of Birth: Mahnomen, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 1, 1922
  • Date of Death: February 16, 2006
  • Parents: George Dahl & Kaia (Rogen) Dahl
  • High School and Class: 1940 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: HA 2 (Hospital Apprentice 2nd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: April 1, 1943
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  • Date of Discharge: May 8, 1945
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Ren Stanley Dahl
    Race: White
    Age: 19
    Birth Date: October 1, 1922
    Birth Place: Mahnomen, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: June 30, 1942
    Employer: Oliver Iron Mining Co., Coleraine, Minnesota
    Weight: 135
    Height: 5-6
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Next of Kin: George E. Dahl

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Ren Dahl served in the Navy Hospital Corps from 1943-1946. He was in the Pacific Theater and was stationed on Tinian Island. He worked at the West Hill Mine, retiring in 1987.

    Ren Dahl died in Coleraine, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 29, Lot 18). He is survived by two sisters, Evalyn Thompson and Dorie Lentini; two brothers, Kermit Dahl and Jim Dahl; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Grace Swenson, Alice Dahl and Carmen Betz; and a brother George Dahl.

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