Galovin, Michael - AK Territorial Guard

Korovin Island, Alaska

Michael “Mishka” Galovin, Pvt., was born 22 Sept 1900 on Korovin Island, his parents were John P. and Parascovia Galovin, he married Martha “Mattie” Gould. 

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

Mishka was a leader in the Russian Orthodox Church in Unga, Alaska.  He moved to Bellingham, WA, to live in his later years.  

Status: deceased, 14 Jun 1977

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