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Alvin O. Kvenshagen - Fallen

WWI
Northwood, ND
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 2, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 23rd Infantry

Killed in action, at Mont Blanc Ridge, Champagne Sector, on Oct. 2, 1918.

Buried in Grave 202, Section 83, Plot 4, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France. Remains returned to U. S. on Sept. 6, 1921, and buried in Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery, Northwood, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1776 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Grand Forks county. Born, Kempton, N. Dak., May 22, 1896, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Grand Forks on Sept. 22, 1917. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company K, 352nd Infantry, to Nov. 28, 1917; Company M, 348th Infantry, to June 11, 1918; Camp Pike Replacement Draft, to July 27, 1918; Company H, 23rd Infantry, to death. Overseas from June 22, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensives: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Marbache and Limey (Lorraine).