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BGLR Benjamin Olson - Fallen

WWI
Valley City, ND
County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: May 18, 1919 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company G, 164th Infantry

Died at Hoboken, N. J., on May 18, 1919.

Buried at Valley City, N. Dak.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 3, page 2405 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Barnes county. Born, Valley City, N. Dak., Jan. 20, 1900, of Swedish parents. Occupation - student. Enlisted in Company G, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Valley City, on April 2, 1917. Called into federal service on July 15, 1917. Served in Company G, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company G, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 11, 1918; Headquarters Company, 164th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, June 20, 1918; Bugler, Oct. 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to Feb. 26, 1919.