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Pvt. John R. Holdaas - Fallen

Bottineau, ND
County: Bottineau
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 26, 1918 / Age: 29
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company I, 140th Infantry

Killed in action on Sept. 26, 1918.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 8, 1921, and buried at Bottineau, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1388 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Bottineau county. Born, Bottineau, D. T., Dec. 24, 1888, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Bottineau on March 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in 5th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company I, 140th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).