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Cpl. Gus J. Ritschel - Fallen

WWI
White Sulphur Springs, MT
County: Williams
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 13, 1918 / Age: 29
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 313th Engineers

Died of pneumonia on Oct. 13, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. May 31, 1921, and buried in Grave 1648, European Section, National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2712 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered (place not given). Born, White Sulphur Springs, Mont., Sept. 26, 1889, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Inducted at Williston on June 24, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in 163rd Depot Brigade, to July 19, 1918; Company D, 313th Engineers, to death. Grade: Corporal, Sept. 10, 1918. Overseas from Aug. 16, 1918, to death. Engagement: Defensive Sector: Center (Alsace).