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Private Walter L. Johnson - Fallen

County: McKenzie
WWI Student Army Training Corps - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 17, 1918 / Age: 21
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 Tepee Buttes Cemetery (AKA: Cherry Cemetery), Watford City, McKenzie County. North Dakota.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1585 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered in McKenzie County. Born St. James Minnesota on January 18, 1897. Resided Watford City, McKenzie County North Dakota. Occupation: Unknown.  Inducted at Schafer on August 31, 1918 sent to University of North Dakota. Served in Students Army Training Corps until death. Died at Grand Forks ND on October 17, 1918 along with 26 fellow soldiers during the Flu Pandemic. 

 

News About Walter L. Johnson

McKenzie County Veteran Service officer Jerry Samuelson organized funeral honors and placed veteran medallions on the headstones of three World War Veterans who died 100 years ago while serving at the University of North Dakota Student Army Training Corps.