Peter Clarence Dykhuis was born in Fulton, Illinois on June 2, 1916. He was one of four children of George and Jinnie Dykhuis. He enlisted in the Army in Chicago on July 21, 1942. He was married at the time of his enlistment. He died in New Ulm, Minnisota on December 6, 1983.
This group includes a slot brooch officially engraved Purple Heart, slot brooch officially engraved Bronze Star, WW2 Victory medal and Asiatic/Pacific Campaign medal with two stars. The presentation boxes accompany the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Except for some limited data on Ancestry, no further information is available about Peter Dykhuis.