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Sgt. Gerhart Melvin Gunderson - Fallen

Grand Forks, ND
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 5, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Headquarters Company, 40th Infantry

Died of pneumonia at Camp Custer, Mich., on Oct. 5, 1918.

Buried, Grand Forks, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1144 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Grand Forks county. Born, Grand Forks, N. Dak., Feb. 13, 1893, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - clerk. Inducted at Grand Forks on July 22, 1918. Sent to Camp Custer, Mich. Served in 30th Company, 8th Battalion, 160th Depot Brigade, to Aug. 10, 1918; Headquarters Company, 40th Infantry, to death. Grade: Sergeant, Sept. 15, 1918.