Charles Malevich

Charles J. Malevich of Eveleth was inducted into the Army on April 17, 1941.

He was a Staff Sergeant with Company E, 135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division in Naples-Foggia, Italy. He was wounded in action in Italy on Oct. 27, 1943.

He was awarded the: Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, European-African-Middle East Campaign Medal with a bronze battle star, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal and World War II Victory Medal.

He received a disability discharge Aug. 15, 1947 at Fitzsimmons Army General Hospital, Denver, Colo.

Source: Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project. 189.

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