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Charles Karl Nielson - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: March 14, 1919 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 339th Machine Gun Battalion

Died of pneumonia on March 14, 1919.

Buried, Grave 26, Row 16, Block E, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2333 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Barnes county. Born, Nykobing, Denmark, March 22, 1894. Naturalized citizen. Occupation - clerk. Inducted at Valley City on June 27, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in 163rd Depot Brigade, to July 13, 1918; Company D, 339th Machine Gun Battalion, to death. Overseas from Aug. 14, 1918, to death. Engagement: Defensive Sector: Center (Alsace).