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Pvt. Martin Johnson - Fallen

WWI
Bartlett, ND
County: Nelson
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: April 24, 1919 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 314th Field Signal Battalion

Died on April 24, 1919, as the result of an accidental discharge of a pistol.

Remains returned to U. S. on Oct. 16, 1920, and buried in Hoff Cemetery, Brocket, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1571 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Nelson county. Born, Lakota, N. Dak., Oct. 25, 1895, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Lakota on June 30, 1918. Sent to University of North Dakota. Served in North Dakota School of Mines Training Detachment, to Aug. 28, 1918; Company B, 116th Field Signal Battalion, to Nov. 5, 1918; Headquarters, 2nd Field Signal Battalion, to Jan. 29, 1919; Company C, 314th Field Signal Battalion, to death. Overseas from Sept. 23, 1918, to death. Engagement: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne.