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Cpl. Benjamin J. Seifert - Fallen

WWI
New Ulm, MN
County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: April 3, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 152nd Aero Squadron

Died on April 3, 1918, as a result of an aeroplane accident.

Remains returned to U. S. on Nov. 18, 1920, and buried in Catholic Cemetery, New Ulm, Minn.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2909 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Barnes county. Born, New Ulm, Minn., March 11, 1895, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - bookkeeper. Inducted at Valley City on Sept. 18, 1917. Served in Company L, 352nd Infantry, to Nov. 22, 1917; 2nd Recruit Battalion, Kelly Field, Texas, to Dec. 10, 1917; 152nd Aero Squadron, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, Oct. 11, 1917; Corporal, Nov. 1, 1917; Private, Nov. 22, 1917; Corporal, Feb. 8, 1918. Overseas from Feb. 20, 1918, to death.