For God and Country

​​​Martin County Veterans Memorial www.mcvm.org

NOLTE, VERNON A.

BRANCH OF SERVICE: Navy

BIO:  Vernon was born on January 5, 1918, the son of Mrs H G Nolte  of 103 Oxford

St, Fairmont, Minnesota. He entered the service on September 18th, 1941. Vernon trained at New Orleans, Louisiana, Pensacola, Florida, Miami, Florida, Norfolk, Virginia, New York, Glennville, Illinois, San Diego, California, and Pasco, Washington.He left for the Pacific Theatre on July 20th, 1943. He participated in operations  in the Gilbert Islands; Marshall Islands; New Guinea; Carolina Islands; Marianas Islands; and the Philippine Sea. He left the service a Lieutenant and received the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, and Presidential Unit Citation.

YEARS OF SERVICE: 1941- 1945