Wallace "Wally" Arthur Brock

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  • Name: Wallace "Wally" Arthur Brock
  • Location of Birth: Kingsdale, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 3, 1924
  • Date of Death: November 7, 1997 (73 years old)
  • Parents: Charles Brock and Minnie (Anderson) Brock
  • High School and Class: Spring Grove, Wisconsin
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: November 1, 1942 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: November 5, 1945 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Wallace Arthur Brock
    Gender: White
    Age: 18
    Birth Date: January 3, 1924
    Birth Place: Pine County, Minnesota
    Residence Place: Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin, USA
    Registration Date: June 30, 1942
    Registration Place: Sauk, Wisconsin, USA
    Employer: Bentley Construction Company - Baraboo, Wisconsin
    Height: 5' 7"
    Weight: 138
    Complexion: Medium
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Arthur Brock

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Wally married Beverly Saari in Grand Rapids in 1948. He worked for United States Steel for 31 years, retiring in 1959, and for Itasca Realty as a realtor, retiring in 1986.

    Wally was a member of the American Legion and the VFW in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He is survived by his wife, Beverly; three sons, Tom, Michael, and Patrick; two daughters, Rebecca Means and LuAnn Winans; three sisters, Evelyn Aune, Alice Reeve, and Donna Backstrom; father-in-law, Enoch Saari; sixteen grandchildren, and a great-grandson.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-C-06-1-7)

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