Berntsen, Henry - US Army   

Unga, Alaska

Henry Joseph Berntsen, Pvt., was born 8 Oct 1925, his parents were John Sr. and Margaret (Creevden) Berntsen. 

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

Henry joined the U.S. Army 24 June 1952, he was discharged 23 Jun 1954. 

He was a lifelong commerical fisherman in the Shumagin Islands, Alaska.

Status: deceased, 11 Jan 1986

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