Verner A. Lilja, Jr.

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NAME:
Verner Arvid Lilja, Jr
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
467574
HOME OF RECORD:
Natick, MA
NEXT OF KIN:
Mother, Mrs. Verner Lilja, Sr.
DATE OF BIRTH:
12/26/1921
SERVICE DATES:
9/29/1942 – 2/28/1945
DATE OF DEATH:
3/27/1995
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur A/1/24 745 PFC
Saipan A/1/24 652 PFC WIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Private First Class

Biography coming soon.

The four Lilja brothers in 1943. Only two would come home: 1Sgt Ralph Lilja (C/1/24) was killed on Saipan, and PFC George Lilja (E/2/7) died on Peleliu.
The four Lilja brothers in 1943. Only two would come home: 1Sgt Ralph Lilja (C/1/24) was killed on Saipan, and PFC George Lilja (E/2/7) died on Peleliu.