Arnold G. Hoie

   Branch: U. S. Navy

   Rank:  Chief Boatswain’s Mate

   Status: Deceased Veteran

   Date of Service: WWII

   Home Town: Nora Twnshp.

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Arnold G. Hoie was born May 20, 1918 in Nora Township to Conrad and Inga Hoie. He grew up in the Bagley area and attended school in Nora Township.

Arnold enlisted in the Navy in June 1940 and was  sent to San Diego, California for boot camp. After training he served aboard the USS Augusta.

USS Augusta (CL/CA-31) was a Northampton-class cruiser of the United States Navy, notable for service as a headquarters ship during Operation Torch, Operation Overlord, Operation Dragoon, and for her occasional use as a presidential flagship carrying both Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S Truman under wartime conditions.

Arnold was honorably discharged in 1946. He passed away August 8, 1989 and is buried in the Nora Cemetery.

Plot: 4   Side: West        Row from Bottom: 4

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