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F3 Gordon Severin Barr - Fallen

WWI
Valley City, ND
County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: June 8, 1919 / Age: 15
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: Naval Training Station, Hampton Roads, Va.

Died of diphtheria at Great Lakes, Ill, on June 8, 1919.

Buried at Valley City, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 179 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Valley City, N. Dak., Feb. 19, 1904, of American-Norwegian parents. Occupation - student. Enlisted in the Navy at Fargo on July 30, 1918. Served at Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill., to Oct. 30, 1918; Naval Training Station, Hampton Roads, Va., to Nov. 11, 1918. Grades: Apprentice Seagman, 86 days; Fireman 3rd Class, 18 days.