Brandal, Nels - U.S. Army

Unga, Alaska

Nels Brandal was born about 1934, his parents were Andrew and Susan (Pesterkoff) Brandal.  

Nels joined the U.S. Army, the dates of his service are unknown.  He was stationed in Germany.  

Nels was a commercial fisherman for salmon and King crab.  In early 1960s, when working as a crew member on the FV St. Mark, the vessel went down near Kodiak Island, Alaska.  Nels was lost at sea. 



Status: deceased, early 1960s

Photo courtesy: 1 & 2.  Dorothy McCallum










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