Victor Malenius

Victor A. Malenius of Eveleth, Minnesota was inducted into the Army on April 29, 1941.

He was a Private First Class and dental technician with the Anti-Tank Company, 394th Infantry Regiment in the Pacific. He participated in Guadalcanal campaign and served in the European Theater.

Mr. Malenius received the: Combat Infantryman Badge, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with a bronze battle star, European-African-Middle East Campaign  Medal, American Defense Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal and five overseas service bars.

He was honorably discharged on Oct. 8, 1945 at Camp McCoy, Wis.

Source: Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project. 188.


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