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Cpl. Melvin Johnson - Fallen

WWI
Rolette, ND
County: Williams
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: February 3, 1919 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company L, 78th Infantry

Died at Camp Dodge, Iowa, on Feb. 3, 1919.

Buried at Rolette, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1572 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Williams county. Born, Rolette, N. Dak., Dec. 7, 1890, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Williston on July 22, 1918. Sent to Camp Custer, Mich. Served in 48th Company, 12th Battalion, 160th Depot Brigade, to Sept. 7, 1918; Company L, 78th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, Nov. 1, 1918; Corporal, Nov. 12, 1918.