Axel Mattila

Axel Mattila was inducted into the Army on March 27, 1942.

He was a Private and a machine gunner with the Corps of Engineers in the Pacific Theater.

Mr. Mattila received the: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Service Medal, American Campaign Service Medal and World War II Victory Medal.

He was discharged on Oct. 3, 1943 from  Bushnell Army General  Hospital, Brigham City, Utah.

Source: Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project. 195.

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