Draft Registration Card
WWII Pennsylvania Veterans
Bonus application submitted by Lewis on 4 February 1950. He was
credited with 20 months of domestic service and 23 months of foreign
duty. He was awarded the full $500 bonus available.
Lewis Milkovics, 82, Clermont, Fla., formerly of Allentown, died Sunday,
Dec. 6, in South Lake Memorial Hospital, Clermont [FL]. He was the husband of
Louise (Wiechman) Milkovics. They were married for 55 years in June.
From 1953-71, he was meat and perishables associate editor of
Progressive Grocer Magazine, New York City, and architect of the meat
book, "Profitable Meat Merchandising." After that he was a self-employed
business and meat consultant for 10 years until retiring in 1981.
He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1950.
Born in Palmerton [PA], he was a son of the late Lewis and Mary (Lockner)
He was an Army veteran of
World War II, serving with the 508 Parachute Regiment 82nd Airborne
Division. In 1993, he compiled and edited the book, "The Devils Have
Landed, World War II." He was a member of Gen. Eisenhower's Honor Guard
and recipient of the Purple Heart.
Survivors: Wife and a sister, Margaret Magyar of Allentown.
Services: At convenience of the family. Arrangements, Becker Funeral
Homes, 806 W. Mineola Ave., Clermont.
(The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, 9 Dec 1998, Page
A16 courtesy of Tedd Cocker)