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Cpl. Theodore Albert Vasicek - POW

County: Nelson
World War II - POW
Date of Capture: July 27, 1944
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Tr A 4th Calvary Recon Sq

Captured by German Forces while on Combat Patrol 27 July 1944.

Wounded In Action France 27 July 1944.

Awarded: European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with 2 Bronze Battle Stars, Bonze Arrowhead, American Theater Ribbon, Purple Heart, WWII Victory Ribbon.


Registrant of Nelson County ND. Born 20 May 1907 in Brocket, North Dakota to Czechoslovakian parents. Resident of Walsh County. Entered US Army Fargo ND on 27 March 1941. Served European African Middle Eastern Theather. Separated from Service in Topeka Kansas on 20 November 1945.

Occupation: Farmer.

Married Eleanor Kleven.

Died March 16, 2000.  Buried at Lakota, North Dakota Cemetery.

Named listed in Register of North Dakota Veterans of World War II Page 1530.

Recipient of ND POW Vehicle License Plates.

Military headstone indicates POW