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Pvt.1st Class Christen Rensla - Fallen

WWI
Denbigh, ND
County: McHenry
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 24, 1918 / Age: 26
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Battery B, 335th Field Artillery

Died of pneumonia on Oct. 24, 1918, at Base Hospital No. 9.

Buried, French Cemetery, American Plot, St. Denis, Chateau Roux, Indre, France. Remains returned to U. S. on Jan. 25, 1922, and buried at Denbigh, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2679 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered McHenry county. Born, Denbigh, N. Dak., Feb. 9, 1892, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Towner on Sept. 18, 1917. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Battery B, 335th Field Artillery, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Oct. 1, 1918. Overseas from Aug. 31, 1918, to death.