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Pvt. Alfred Jens Jacob Hanson - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
Wahpeton, ND
County: Richland
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 30, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 140th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division

Died on Sept. 30, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried, Grave 13, Row 17, Block C, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1222 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Richland county. Born, Fijring Hedenstad, Denmark, Feb. 1, 1892. Declarant citizen. Occupation - bricklayer. Inducted at Wahpeton on March 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company A, 5th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Headquarters, Provisional Battalion, 138th Infantry, to June 17, 1918; Company C, 140th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 27, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine); Gerardmer (Alsace).