Garfield M. Newland

   Branch: U. S. Army

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   Status: Deceased Veteran

   Date of Service: 1945-47

   Home Town: Minerva   Township

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Garfield M. Newland was born May 28, 1927 in Minerva Township to parents Charles E. and Rose Disen Newland. He grew up in Minerva and attended elementary school there, then attended Bagley High School.

Garfield entered the Army on August 29, 1945 and was sent to Maryland for basic training. He attended advanced training at Camp Stoneman, California. He was attached to the Headquarters Company, 82nd CML Mortar Battalion and sent to Occupied Japan.  He was honorably discharged on May 8, 1947.

Garfield died on August 10, 2015 and is buried in Minerva Cemetery.

Plot: 7   Side: North        Row from Bottom: 3

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