Hamilton County

Pvt. Eldon Kruger





Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. John Kruger of this city—Cpl. Verle and Pvt. Eldon are serving with the U.S. armed forces in this country. 

Cpl. Verle Kruger, who has been in service nearly two years is stationed with a tank battalion at Camp Campbell, Ky., where his address is:  Cpl. Verle Kruger, Co. C, 47th Tank Bn., 14th Div., APO 446, Camp Campbell, Ky. 

His brother, Eldon Kruger, has been in the army for three years, two of which were spent in the Aleutian islands where he was attached to an anti-aircraft division. He returned to this country in May on furlough and is now located at Camp Swift, Texas.  His present address:  Pvt. Eldon Kruger, Co. B, 1684 Engr., C. Bn., Camp Swift, Texas.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, September 26, 1944 (photos included)

Eldon Elmer Kruger was born Mar. 21, 1918 to John and Minnie Kruger. He died Oct. 9, 2005 and is buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.

Sgt. Kruger served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com