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Irving Helmer Krengel - Fallen

WWI
Elgin, IL
County: McLean
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 27, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company L, 138th Infantry

Killed in action on Sept. 27, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. on Oct. 11, 1921, and buried in Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, Ill.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1748 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered McLean county. Born, Elgin, Ill., Nov. 25, 1890, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - banker. Inducted at Washburn on March 30, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company P, 4th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company L, 138th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Wounded, severely, July 11, 1918. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).