Berge, Kenneth S.

Male 1926 - 1945  (19 years)

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  • Name Berge, Kenneth S. 
    Born 13 May 1926  Columbia Township, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 May 1945  Okinawa, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10614  Ronneberg Family | Decesandents of Asser Jonson Ånestad I7251, Decesendents of Asser Ånestad I7251, Descendants of Lars Larson Berge I10251, Descendants of Lars Lima I7273
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2013 

    Father Berge, Robert,   b. 22 Nov 1901, Town of Worden, Clark County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1972, Cass Lake, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Berglund, Beda,   b. 4 Nov 1896,   d. 22 Mar 1961, Bagley Cemetery, Bagley, Clearwater County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1922 
    Family ID F3745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The following was written by Matthew Paul Berge on 10 September 2013.

      “Pvt. Kenneth Berge left Bagley on September 17th, 1944, for Camp Hood, Texas, where he received his basic training. He received a furlough in january 1945, arriving home on January 27th for Fort Ord, California. From there he was sent to the south Pacific, stopping hat Hawaii and the Marianas before arriving at Okinawa. He was a member of the infantry.

      Kenneth S. Berge was born May 13, 1926, in Columbia Township being only none day over 19 years of age when he was killed. He attended school at Ebro Corner, District No. 5 where he competed the eighth grade. Later he attended Bagley High School for two years: 1942-1943 and 1943-1944. He was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church and was baptized by Rev. Lyle Adams on August 15th, 1943. Death in action on the island of Okinawa read the usual telegram from the war department sent to Mr. and Mrs Robert Berge of Rt. 1, Bagley, informing them that their son, Pvt.. Kenneth S. Berge, had been killed. The telegram revealed that Pvt. Berge met death while in action against the Japanese on that bloody island on May 14th.”

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