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August Bertsch - Fallen

WWI
Wessington, SD
County: Mercer
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 12, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 31st Company, 8th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade

Died of pneumonia on Oct. 12, 1918.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 270 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Mercer county. Born, Wessington, S. Dak., April 16, 1895, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Stanton on Aug. 31, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in 64th Company, 16th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to Oct. 2, 1918; 31st Company, 8th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to death.