Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Petrowskis in:
 • Wood National Cemetery
 • Milwaukee
 • Milwaukee County
 • Wisconsin
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
John Petrowski
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 23, 1878
Death: Jan. 14, 1945

John Petrowski (aka John Petroske), the fifth child of Franz & Julianna Suszyski Pietrowski, was born in Germany on June 23,1878 His father and older brother Felix emigrated to America in June 1882 and settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A year and a half later in November 1883, at the age of five and a half, John, his mother Julianna, brother Anton and sisters Marianna and Helena joined their father and brother in Milwaukee.


John Petrowski enlisted in the U.S. Army on September 23, 1898. During the Spanish American War/Philippine Insurrection, John was sent to the Philippines where the American troops engaged in brutal combat with Filipino guerilla fighters. After the war and his discharge from the army, John Petrowski returned to Wisconsin where he resided until his death on January 14, 1945.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Frank Petroske (1843 - 1925)
  Julia Suszyski Petroske (1846 - 1926)
 
 Siblings:
  Anton Petroske Peters (1870 - 1945)*
  Felix Petroske (1873 - 1950)*
  Marianna Clare Petroske Dittmann (1875 - 1949)*
  John Petrowski (1878 - 1945)
  Helena Petroske Iserman (1881 - 1931)*
  Frank Stanislaw Petroske (1885 - 1966)*
  Joseph Petroske (1889 - 1949)*
  Alexander Robert Petroske (1891 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wood National Cemetery
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: 31, R16 G18
 
Maintained by: cryptfindr
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2921918
John Petrowski
Added by: Phillip
 
John Petrowski
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Charles Haig
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Angel of Flowers
 Added: May. 12, 2015

- Cinnamon Girl
 Added: Jun. 8, 2014

- cryptfindr
 Added: May. 28, 2013
There are 5 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service