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Carl Nicolai Platou
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1923
Death: May 29, 2012

WWII Veteran US ARMY 11th Airborne Division, 511th PIR, Company H. Served in Leyte and awarded 3 invasion arrows, 3 battle stars, the bronze star, a Presidential citation, and a purple heart.
Service Summary:
Camp Mackall, NC. for for 17 weeks Basic Training
Ft. Benning, GA. for 3 weeks Jump Training
Camp Mackall, NC. for advanced trainig
Camp Polk, LA. for addition maneuvers and training
Camp Stoneman, CA. for overseas preparation
Shipped overseas aboard SS SeaPike May 8, 1944
New Guinea, Jungle and Amphibious Training
Liberation Manila Liberation
Liberation of Internees and Los Banos Prison Camp
Luzon Liberation
Japan Occupation Force

 
 
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 Parents:
  Alfred Stoud Platou (1893 - 1961)
  Anna Sofia Arveschoug Platou (1893 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Ann Platou (1924 - 2005)
 
Burial:
Lakewood Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: section 27 Lot 518A grave 4
 
Created by: miss morgan
Record added: Jun 06, 2012
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Carl Nicolai Platou
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In memory of you on your 90th birthday.
- Chris Cox
 Added: Nov. 10, 2013
You're bravery and perseverance in battle, is not forgotten. You and your brothers saved numerous others from peril, in the face of great adversity. May you rest in eternal peace, sir.
- 511th Remembered
 Added: May. 30, 2013
Thinking of you on Memorial Day.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 27, 2013
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