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PFC John Hresko

PFC John Hresko

Birth
Hazlebrook, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Dec 1975 (aged 81)
Freeland, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100014353 · View Source
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1910 US Federal Census:
Name: John Hreshko
Age in 1910: 15
Birth Year: abt 1895
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Foster, Luzerne, Pa
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Michael Haskloo
Father's Birthplace: Hungary
Mother's name: Mary Hreshko
Mother's Birthplace: Hungary
Household Members:
Michael Haskloo 49 - Head - Miner - Auth Mines
Mary Hreshko 45 - Wife
John Hreshko 15 - Son
Michael Hreshko 13 - Son
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Private John Hresko, served in WWI with the 318th Field Hospital, 305th Sanitary Train, 80th Division. He served from May 30, 1917 until Jun 9, 1919. (see attached images)
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1920 US Federal Census:
Name: John Hreshko
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1895
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1920: Foster, Luzerne, Pa
Street: Main Street
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Michael Hreshko
Father's Birthplace: Czechoslovakia
Mother's name: Mary Hreshko
Mother's Birthplace: Czechoslovakia
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Outside Laborer
Industry: Coal Mine
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members:
Michael Hreshko 55 - Head - Laborer - Coal Mine
Mary Hreshko 52 - Wife
John Hreshko 25 - Son - Outside Laborer - Coal Mine
Michael Hreshko 23 - Son - Repairman - Coal Mine
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1930 US Federal Census:
Name: John Hresko
Birth Year: abt 1895
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1930: Foster, Luzerne, Pa
Street address: Benjaman St
House Number in Cities or Towns: 63
Dwelling Number: 262
Family Number: 267
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Czechoslovakia
Mother's Birthplace: Czechoslovakia
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Laborer
Industry: Coal Mine
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Employment: Yes
Veteran: Yes
War: WW
Household Members:
Micheal Hresko 70 - Head - Laborer - Coal Mine
Mary Hresko 65 - Wife
John Hresko 35 - Son - Laborer - Coal Mine
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On Feb 8, 1934, John Kresko filled out the Pennsylvania Veteran's Compensation Application (no. 73781) in order to receive $200 for 20 months of Army service. At that time he resided at 331 East Cranberry Avenue, Hazleton, Pa.. His permanent legal address was also Hazleton, Pa.. He stated he enlisted in the army on May 30, 1917 in Hazleton. He was married to Mary Conko Hresko and no minor children. His father was listed as Michael Hresko and mother, Mary Ruskoki Kresko. He listed was in the 318th Field Hospital from May 1917 to June 1919. He was honorably discharged on Jun 9, 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey. John served overseas from May 25, 1919 to May 31, 1919 and was in engagements at St. Mihiel Sector and Meuse Argonne. (see application)
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John Kresko, wife, Mary, laborer, resided at 331 East Cranberry Avenue. (Hazleton, Pa., City Directory, 1935, 1937)
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1940 US Federal Census:
Name: John Hreshko
Respondent: Yes
Age: 45
Estimated birth year: abt 1895
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Foster, Luzerne, Pa
Street: Streets Not Named
House Number: 60
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Foster, Luzerne, Pennsylvania
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Sheet Number: 9B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 141
Occupation: Gig Runner
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 6.00
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 1st year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 28
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 33
Income: 950
Income Other Sources: No
Household Members:
John Hreshko 45 - head
Mike Hreshko 79 - Father
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John Hresko, registered for the WWII draft on Apr 27, 1942, at Local Board No. 2, in McKeensport, Pa.. He was 5 feet 2 1/2 inches tall, weighted 145 pounds, brown eyes, black hair, and ruddy complexion. he resided at Hazlebrook, Luzerne County, Pa. He listed his father, Mickael Hresko of Eckley, Pa., as someone who would always know his address.
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According to the US Dept of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death file, John Hresko was born on Jun 28, 1894, died on Dec 26, 1975. He enlisted in the Army on May 30, 1917 and discharged on Jun 9, 1919.
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Name: John Hresko
Last Residence:
18224 Freeland, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA
BORN: 28 Jun 1894
Died: Dec 1975
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951)
(U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014)
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Name: John Hresko
Birth Date: 28 Jun 1894
Age: 81
Death Date: 26 Dec 1975
Military Branch: Army
Veteran of Which War: World War I
Registration County: Luzerne
Cemetery Name: St Mary's Byzantine Catholic Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Hazleton, Luzrene Co, Pa
(Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012)


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JOHN HRESKO
CPT US ARMY
WORLD WAR I
JUN 28 1894 DEC 26,1975


  • Maintained by: Thomas
  • Originally Created by: delancey23
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100014353
  • Thomas
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC John Hresko (28 Jun 1894–26 Dec 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100014353, citing Saint Marys Byzantine Rite Catholic Cemetery, Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Thomas (contributor 47966515) .