John Petrowski

John Petrowski

Birth
Death 14 Jan 1945 (aged 66)
Burial Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot 31, R16 G18
Memorial ID 2921918 · View Source
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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.



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  • Maintained by: cryptfindr
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 2921918
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Petrowski (23 Jun 1878–14 Jan 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 2921918, citing Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by cryptfindr (contributor 47285541) .