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Cpl. Bernhard Nelson - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
County: Golden Valley
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 12, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company B, 61st Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 12, 1918.

Buried, Grave 36, Row 9, Block E, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2284 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant. Born, Norway, July 2, 1895. Naturalized citizen. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted at Beach on Sept. 22, 1917. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served in Company B, 61st Infantry, to death. Grade: Corporal, Aug. 10, 1918. Overseas from April 16, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensives: St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Anould (Alsace); St. Die and Villers-en-Haye (Lorraine).