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Private Jacob William Busch - Fallen

County: Pembina
WWI Student Army Training Corps - Fallen
Date of Loss: November 4, 1918 / Age: 20
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Student Army Training Corps UND Grand Forks ND

Died while serving as a member of the Student Army Training Corps  on the UND campus in Grand Forks during the 1918 flu pandemic. Name included on the UND S.A.T.C. website

Buried at Evangelical Cemetery Pembina County North Dakota.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 465 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registrant of Pembina County. Born Bathgate North Dakota on May 30, 1898 of Austrian-Russian parents. Occupation: Teacher. Inducted at Grand Forks on October 7, 1918. Sent ot University of North Dakota.Served in Students Army Training Corps until death. Died at Grand Forks ND on November 3, 1918 along with 26 fellow soldiers during the Flu Pandemic. 

Was the last Student Army Training Corps soldier to die during the Flu Pandemic.