Major Ira M.F. Gaulke        

 

Mil# O-214191

Enlisted:

 HQ. Company 643rd TD BN.

 

 

 

 

 

Ira M.F. Gaulke

WWII and North-Dakota National Guard

 

Enlisted: 19 April 1923

2Lt.  9 June 1925

1Lt.  22 December 1929

Capt.  1 August 1935

Major.  31 October 1940

Lt. Col.  5 December 1945

Col. 7 May 1954

BG.  1 February 1959

 

 

 

 

Born: 13 November 1903    Place: Grand Forks, ND

Died:  22 April 1965      Place: Grand Forks, ND 

Buried: Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Forks, ND

 

Wife: Lucile E. Gaulke (Bacon)   Married:

Children: Robert and Beverly

 

Father: Maximillian C. Gaulke  Mother: Bertha L.  Gaulke (Riesland)

Brother/Sister: David, Max, Abgail, Elizabeth, Ruth and Onita

 

 

 

 

Awards

 

Bronze Star Medal

 

 

European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battle Stars"Ardennes-Rhineland-Central Europe"

 

 

 

 

 

The Gaulke Family.

 

Maximilian (1872)

Bertha (1873)

Abgail (1899)

Elizabeth (1902)

Ira (1903)

Ruth (1905)

Onita (1907)

Max (1911)

David (1913)

 

Ira's Grave marker on Grand forks Memorial Park Cemetery

 

 

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