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Ernest Algot Okeson - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
County: Sargent
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: November 10, 1918 / Age: 29
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 128th Infantry

Killed in action on Nov. 10, 1918.

Buried in Grave 21, Row 5, Block D, 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 2386 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Sargent county. Born, Brunslof, Sweden, March 3, 1889. Declarant citizen. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Forman on May 24, 1918. Sent to Camp Lewis, Wash. Served in 16th Company, 4th Battalion, 166th Depot Brigade, to June 17, 1918; Company B, 158th Infantry, to Sept. 10, 1918; Company C, 128th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Aug. 11, 1918, to death. Engagement: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne.