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Louis John Otto - Fallen

Hillsboro, ND
County: Traill
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: November 3, 1918 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 137th Infantry

Died on Nov. 3, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried in Grave 413, Plot L, Cemetery 10, Chaumont, France. Remains returned to U. S. on June 6, 1921, and buried in Imanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Hillsboro, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2460 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Traill county. Born, Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 7, 1889, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Hillsboro on March 29, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company E, 137th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).