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Henry Gurke’s Military Honors, Pembina County Historical Museum, Cavalier, N.D.
Henry Gurke’s Military Honors, Pembina County Historical Museum, Cavalier, N.D.
TitleHenry Gurke's Military Honors, Pembina County Historical Museum, Cavalier, N.D.
Date of Original2003-08-23
DescriptionThis photograph shows a display case in the Pembina County Historical Museum. Henry Gurke's Purple Heart and Congressional Medal of Honor are visible in the case. A plaque and photograph of Gurke can be seen too.
General SubjectMilitary
Subject (LCTGM)Military personnel
Military service
Honor
Medals
Subject (LCSH)World War, 1939-1945
Medal of Honor
Personal NameGurke, Henry, 1922-1943
Organization NamePembina County Historical Museum (Cavalier, N.D.)
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Cavalier (N.D.)
Decade2000-2009
Item NumberPCHS-5172
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original10 x 15 cm
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryHenry Gurke was from Neche, N.D. As a marine he received his Congressional Medal of Honor for his service in World War II. The United States Navy named a destroyer in his honor as well.
External Resourcehttp://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/2765/gurke-henry.php
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5172)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Zelda Hartje
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
Email: pchsm@polarcomm.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS5172
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