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Ben Carlot Johnson - Fallen

County: Griggs
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: November 20, 1918 / Age: 30
Branch of Service: Marines
Company/Division: Company B, 2nd Separate Machine Gun Battalion

Died of pneumonia on Nov. 20, 1918.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1534 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Griggs county. Born, Sacred Heart, Minn., Oct. 6, 1888. Occupation - bookkeeper. Enlisted in the Marine Corps at Cooperstown on Feb. 15, 1918. Sent to Parris Island, S. C. Served in Band Detachment from April 15, 1918, to April 25, 1918; Washington, D. C., from April 25, 1918, to May 1, 1918; 148th Company from May 1, 1918, to Oct. 15, 1918; Company D, Machine Gun Battalion, 5th Brigade, Quantico, Va., from Oct. 15, 1918, to Oct. 25, 1918; Company B, 2nd Separate Machine Gun Battalion, from Oct. 25, 1918, to death.