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Pvt. Edwin Jacob Christensen - Fallen

Wilton, ND
County: McLean
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 16, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 313th Ammunition Train

Died of pneumonia, on Oct. 16, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. Oct. 31, 1921, and buried in Grave 3809, European Section, National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 545 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered McLean county. Born, Tappen, N. Dak., Feb. 1, 1896, of Danish-American parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Billings, Mont., on June 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in 163rd Depot Brigade, to July 26, 1918; Company E, 313th Ammunition Train, to death. Overseas from Aug. 17, 1918, to death. Engagement: Defensive Sector: Center (Alsace).