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Cpl. Joseph Wilbur Hemrick - Fallen

Volga, SD
County: Bottineau
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 16, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Battery A, 40th Field Artillery

Died of pneumonia at Camp Custer, Mich., on Oct. 16, 1918.

Buried at Volga, S. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1317 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Bottineau county. Born, Maurertown, Va., June 14, 1891, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Bottineau on July 22, 1918. Sent to Camp Custer, Mich. Served in 11th Company, 3rd Battalion, 160th Depot Brigade, to Aug. 20, 1918, Battery A, 40th Field Artillery, to death. Grade: Corporal, Oct. 7, 1918.