Spencer George Rudd

Army Badge
  • Name: Spencer George Rudd
  • Location of Birth: Iron Mountain, Michigan
  • Date of Birth: August 31, 1925
  • Date of Death: March 10, 1997
  • Parents:
  • High School and Class: Grade 8 + 2 years Bigfork High School at Bigfork, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: January 15, 1944 (induction) Active Duty: February 4, 1944
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: May 11, 1946
  • Place of Discharge: Separation Center - Camp McCoy, Wisconsin
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    March 15, 1945 July 26, 1945 European Theater Operation
    September 11, 1945 1946 Asiatic-Pacific Theater Occupation
    May 5, 1946 Back to the United States
  • Military Awards:
    Army Occupation Medal - Japan
    Good Conduct Medal
    European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal
    American Theater Service Medal
    Asiatic Pacific Theater Service Medal
    Overseas Bars (2)

    MM Carbine
    MM Rifle

  • Military Highlights:
    Engineering Basic Training
    Military Policeman
    Student (Rigger)
    Jackhammer Operator

    Attended Engineers School at Fort Lewis, Washington and Riggers School for 6 weeks in 1945.

    Served with the 1637th Engineer Construction Battalion. Prepared food for the personnel of a military organization, using a daily menu as a guide. Seasoned and cooked meats, soups, desserts, vegetables, sauces, and gravies in accordance with military methods of food preparation.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-D-20-06)

  • Tribal Affiliation(s):