Nielsen, Peter - Alaska Territorial Guard

Sanak Island, Alaska

Peter W. Nielsen, Pvt., was born 16 Oct 1900, his parents were Peter and Annie Nielsen.  His married Dora.   

Peter joined the Alaska Territorial Guard in 1942 to serve in the Aleutian Campaign during World War II.  He was officially discharged 21 Mar 1947.

Peter was appointed Pauloff Harbor Postmaster on Sanak Island 17 Mar 1949, he retired from the position 17 Nov 1962.


Status: deceased, June 1966

Photo Courtesy: 1. World War II Registration  

2. U.S. Appointments of U.S. Postmasters, 1832-1971    




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