Mensoff, Metrophan - U.S. Army 

Akutan, Alaska

Metrophan Mensoff was born 16 Jun 1922, his parents were Ignati and Barbara (Pettikoff) Mensoff.  Before he joined the military Metro lived at Wrangell Institute, a World War II internment camp for Aleuts who were evacuated from villages in the the Western Aleutians.  

Metro joined the U.S Army 07 Jun 1943, to serve in the Aleutian Campaign during World War II.  He was discharged 14 Mar 1946.  

Status: deceased, 28 May 1981

Photo courtesy:  Anesia Kudrin Collection    


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