Army Badge
  • Name: Russell Harding Walwick
  • Location of Birth: Buhl, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 2, 1920
  • Date of Death: August 31, 1979
  • Parents: Emil Walwick & Nellie (Mattson) Walwick
  • High School and Class:
  • College:
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  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: October 8, 1942
  • Place Sworn In: San Francisco, California
  • Date of Discharge: November 30, 1946
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Russel [sp] Harding Walwick
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Birth Date: November 2, 1920
    Birth Place: Mountain Iron, St. Louis Co., Minnesota [obituary states it was Buhl, Minnesota]
    Residence Place: Nashwauk, Itasca, Minnesota
    Registration Date: 1940
    Employer: Butler Bros., Cooley, Minnesota
    Weight: 150
    Height: 5-9
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Emil Walwick, Nashwauk, Minnesota

    WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Name: Russell H. Walwick
    Birth Year: 1920
    Race: White, citizen
    Nativity State or country: Minnesota
    State of Residence: Minnesota
    County or City: Itasca
    Enlistment Date: October 8, 1942
    Enlistment State: California
    Enlistment City: San Francisco
    Branch: Branch immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Branch Code: Branch immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source: Civil Life
    Education: 1 year of college
    Civil Occupation: Accountants and auditors
    Marital status: Single, without dependents
    Height: 68
    Weight: 152

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Russell Walwick was a retired ore grader for Hanna Mining Company and a member of the Nashwauk American Legion Post 307.

    Russell died in Sun City, Arizona and is buried in the Nashwauk Cemetery. He is survived by his mother, Nellie; a sister, Mrs. George (Hazel) Bolf; two nephews; and one niece. He was preceded in death by his father, Emil, in 1949, and a brother, Marvin, in 1944.

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