Berntsen, John Jr. - AK Territorial Guard

Unga, Alaska

John Berntsen, Jr., Pvt., was born 28 Mar 1912, his parents were John and Margaret (Creevden) Berntsen.  He married Anna Rose Wilson.  

John joined the Alaska Territorial Guard in 1942 to serve in the Aleutian Campaign during World War II.  He was  officially discharged 27 Mar 1947.

John was a trapper and commercial fisherman on the Mainland and Shumagin Islands, Alaska.   


Status:  deceased, 1953

Photo courtesy:  Don McCallum Jr.                          







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