William Dean Fiskewold

2021-03-20T14:00:18-05:00
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  • Name: William Dean Fiskewold
  • Location of Birth: Itasca County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: March 2, 1931
  • Date of Death: July 23, 1966 (35 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Awards:
    Purple Heart

  • Military Highlights:
    William served in Battery B, 9 AAA Gun Battalion during the Korean Conflict.


    Information from Historical Review section of the Grand Rapids Herald Review:
    August 10, 1950 - William Fiskewold of Pengilly was wounded in action in Korea.

  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    William was a Pengilly, Minnesota resident until 1962.

    William died from injuries received in a highway accident near Warba, Minnesota. He was thrown from his car when it went off the road on Highway 2.

    William had been employed as a millwright for the Twin Cities Sanitation Commission.

    He is survived by two sons, William and Edmund; two daughters, Debra and Roxanne; his mother, Mrs. Edith Dick; four brothers, Ralph, Les, Edmund, and Donald; and a sister, Mrs. Dick Demarais.

    William is buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery at Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Section J, Site 1061)

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