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Lewis Swingen - Fallen

WWI
Hannaford, ND
County: Griggs
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 29, 1919 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 319th Engineers

Died at Fort Bayard, N. Mex., on Sept. 29, 1919.

Buried at Hannaford, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3177 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Griggs county. Born, Lake Mills, Iowa, June 4, 1896, of American-Norwegian parents. Occupation - laborer. Inducted at Cooperstown on Feb. 23, 1918. Sent to Camp Lewis, Wash. Served in Company E, 319th Engineers, to death. Overseas from Sept. 25, 1918, to June 18, 1919.