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George Swiggum - Fallen

WWI
Hilendal, ND
County: Richland
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 9, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company L, 77th Infantry

Died of pneumonia, Oct. 9, 1918, at Base Hospital, Camp Custer Mich.

Buried in Hilendal Cemetery, Hilendal township, Richland county, North Dakota.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3176 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Richland county. Born, Kindred, N. Dak., Sept. 12, 1891, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - laborer. Inducted at Wahpeton on July 22, 1918. Sent to Camp Custer, Mich. Served in 11th Company, 3rd Training Battalion, 160th Depot Brigade, to (date not given); Company L, 77th Infantry, to death.