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Ralph Q. Lund
War: World War II
Branch: U.S. Army
Unit: 1255th Combat Engineering Battalion
Highest Rank: Sergeant
D.O.B. October 2, 1925
Place of Birth: Alpenia, Michigan
Citations/Medals: European Theater and Army of Occupation


Ralph Q. Lund was born in Alpena, Michigan on October 2, 1925. He enlisted in the Army on August 12, 1943.

After basic and specialized training, he was assigned to the 1255th Combat Engineering Battalion. Ralph was sent to the European theater. He eventually was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Before leaving Service he was awarded the European Theater Ribbon and the Army of Occupation.

When he was finally discharged on April 2, 1946 he returned to Alpena, Michigan.