Henry J. Erkkila

Henry J. Erkkila was inducted into the Army on April 14, 1942 at Fort Snelling, Minn.

He served as a Private in the Pacific Theater.

Mr. Erkkila was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal.

He received a disability discharge on Feb. 22, 1945 from Percy Jones General Convalescent Hospital, Battle Creek, Mich.

Source: Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project. 77.

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