Berntsen, Louis H. - AK Territorial Guard

Unga, Alaska

Louis Hamilton Berntsen, Sr., Pvt., was born 16 Mar 1907, his parents were John and Margaret (Creevden) Berntsen.  He married Laura Torgramsen.  

Louis was working for Siems Drake Puget Sound Co. at Dutch Harbor, Amaknak Island, Alaska, when he registered for World War II.

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

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

Status:  deceased, 1954

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