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Pvt.1st Class Joseph R. Erickson - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
Cooperstown, ND
County: Griggs
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 26, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 39th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division

Killed in action on Sept. 26, 1918.

Buried in Grave 24, Row 43, 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 1, page 857 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Griggs county. Born, St. John, N. Dak., Feb. 26, 1894, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Camp Greens, N. C., on Feb. 21, 1918. Served in Company E, 39th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Sept. 16, 1918. Overseas from May 10, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Vesle (Champagne); Toulon and Verdun-Fromereville (Lorraine).