US PARAS Cronquist, Elam Junius

The Battalion
By Col. Robert W. Black

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Cronquist
  • FORENAME
Elam Junius
  • UNIT
517 Parachute Infantry Regiment
  • RANK
Private First Class
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Bronze Star
  • PLACE
Europe
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 15.7.1923 Benson,Cache County,Utah
son of Orsen Heber and Idella (nee Nyman) Cronquist
entered service May 1943
discharged March 1946
professional cowboy postwar (rodeos)
married Shirley Hatfield 2.3.1954 (divorced 1977) (6 children)
married Mary Lou Richards 21.8.1987 (3 stepchildren)
died 11.6.2001
Logan City Cemetery,East Logan,Utah A_100_45_7
 
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