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Pvt. Earl Laverne Kneeland - Fallen

WWI
Winnebago, MN
County: Stutsman
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: November 12, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 139th Infantry

Died of pneumonia, on Nov. 12, 1918.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 1, 1921, and buried at Winnebago, Minn.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1702 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Stutsman county. Born, Wadena, Minn., Oct. 4, 1894, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Jamestown on April 2, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in 3rd Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 21, 1918; Company D, 139th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).