John Leonard Fredricks, the son of Otto August and Daisy Ellen (Graf) Fredricks, was 18 years old when he registered for the U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947. He was living at home at the time of his registration.
Photograph provided by family member
John Fredricks served as a member of Heavy Mortar Company, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. John served as a Sergeant in the Korean War from 1949 to 1952, where he earned the Silver Star for gallantry in action.
I enjoy the information on draft registration cards, but enjoy the stories about his service more. He recieved the Silver Star for carrying a fellow soldier out of harm. Thank you for serving, Uncle John.