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Lars Johan Solstad - Fallen

WWI
Minneapolis, MN
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 12, 1918 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 9th Infantry

Killed in action on Sept. 12, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 8, 1921, and buried in Crystal Lake Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn., on Aug. 16, 1921.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3037 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Grand Forks county. Born, Trondhjem, Norway, Nov. 22, 1889. Naturalized citizen. Occupation - clerk. Inducted at Grand Forks on Sept. 22, 1917. Served in Company M, 352nd Infantry, to Nov. 29, 1917; Company L, 347th Infantry, to June 10, 1918; Company I, 161st Infantry, to July 28, 1918; Company D, 9th Infantry, to death. Overseas from June 20, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: St. Mihiel. Defensive Sectors: Marbache and Limey (Lorraine).