John H. Wherland

John H. Wherland enlisted in the Navy Reserve on July 13, 1943. Home at entry: Hibbing, Minnesota.

Mr. Wherlan served as a Seaman First Class in the continental U.S. He watched prisoners of war on painting details.

He received the World War II Victory Medal.

Mr. Wherland was honorably discharged on August 21, 1946, at Shoemaker, California.

Source: Hometown Heroes:  The Saint Louis County World War II Project, 340.

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