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Pvt. Homer Pearl Johnson - Fallen

Homer P. Johnson
Carson, ND
County: Grant
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: January 11, 1919 / Age: 26
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company I, 140th Infantry

Died of diphtheria, at Embarkation Hospital, Newport News, Va., on Jan. 11, 1919.

Buried at Carson, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1558 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Grant county. Born, Rolfe, Iowa, Jan. 22, 1892, of American-Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Carson on March 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company T, 5th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company I, 140th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 2, 1918, to death. Wounded, severely, Sept. 28, 1918. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).