William Joseph Berg

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  • Name: William Joseph Berg
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 18, 1898
  • Date of Death: June 3, 1946 (48 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: SEA2 (Seaman 2nd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: April 17, 1917 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: April 9, 1919 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    William served on the USS Pittsburgh and was Honorably discharged on April 9, 1919.

    Registration Card:
    Name: William Joseph Berg
    Place of Residence: Route 1 - Box 465 - Martin Road, St. Louis County, Minnesota
    Age in Years: 44
    Place of Birth: Grand Rapids
    Date of Birth: Feb 18, 1898
    State: Minnesota
    Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. Guy Jodowin at 1029-87th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota
    Employer's Name and Address: Unemployed


    World War II Draft Card:
    Name: William Joseph Berg
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 44
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: 18 Feb 1898
    Birth Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: St. Louis, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: 20 February 1942
    Registration Place: St. Louis, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Unemployed
    Weight: 140
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Height 5 8
    Next of Kin: Guy Jodowin
    Household Members: William Joseph Berg
    Relationship: Self (Head)

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    William's spouse was Gladys Vera (Campbell) Berg and his child was James Harold Berg.

    William is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-39-20)

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