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PFC Elmer Hartlet Thompson - Fallen

Fargo, ND
County: Cass
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: April 6, 1919 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 1st Heavy Artillery Motor Ordnance Repair Shop

Died at Coblenz, Germany, on April 6, 1919.

Buried at Coblenz, Germany. Remains returned to U. S. July 29, 1920, and buried at Fargo, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3218 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Hennepin county, Minn. Born, Appleton, Minn., Feb. 21, 1892, of Norwegian-Swedish parents. Occupation - pressfeeder. Enlisted at Minneapolis, Minn., on Dec. 15, 1917. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served in Company E, 3rd Provisional Ordnance Detachment Battalion, Camp Jackson, S. C., to March 28, 1918; 1st Heavy Artillery Motor Ordnance Repair Shop, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Nov. 22, 1918. Overseas from July 9, 1918, to death. Engagement: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne.