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LUTHER J. BESTUL

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Re: LUTHER J. BESTUL

Posted: 23 Jun 2012 3:34AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: BESTUL
WW2 ENLISTMENT

Name: Luther J Bestul
Birth Year: 1921
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Wisconsin
State of Residence: Wisconsin
County or City: Portage
Enlistment Date: 14 Oct 1942
Enlistment State: Wisconsin
Enlistment City: Milwaukee
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life
Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Machinists
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 69
Weight: 157


1930
James Bestul 46
Clara Bestul 46
CHILDREN
Norma Bestul 21
Thelma Bestul 19
Evelyn Bestul 14
Verma Bestul 11
Luther Bestul 8
Roshalt, Portage, Wisconsin



Name: Luther J Bestul
Inducted From: Wisconsin
Rank: Sergeant
Combat Organization: 309th Infantry 78th Division
Death Date: 12 Jan 1945
Monument: the Netherlands
Last Known Status: Buried
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal




Name: Luther J Bestul
Gender: Male
Race: White
Religion: Protestant
Cemetery Name: Margraten (Permanent Cemetery), Margraten, Holland
Grave number: c 14 29
Disposition: According to next of kin
Service Branch: Army
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 16132055
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