[courtesy of "Hank"]
Grave marker for Vernon H. Winter in
Plot S, Site 2981, Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis
(Hennepin county), Minnesota.
Vernon registered for the draft in at
St Cloud (Stearns), MN on 18 December 1943 and was inducted into the
Army at Fort Snelling, MN on 26 January 1944.
Pvt Winter received basic infantry
training at Camp Roberts, CA and went on through advanced infantry
training at Camp Shelby, MS,
Pvt Winter then volunteered for
parachutist duty and was sent to Fort Benning, GA.
Following completion of jump school he
was assigned to the 508th PIR
He was discharged on 20 May 1946.