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Pvt.1st Class Menton Gunnerud - Fallen

WWI
Brinsmade, ND
County: Benson
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 30, 1918 / Age: 33
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company I, 110th Infantry

Died of wounds received in action at Argonne Forest, France, on Sept. 30, 1918.

Buried in Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France. Remains returned to U. S. on Oct. 17, 1921, and buried in Big Coulee Cemetery, Benson county, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1147 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Ramsey county. Born, Brinsmade, N. Dak., Jan. 15, 1885, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Devils Lake on May 25, 1918. Sent to Camp Lewis, Wash. Served in Company No. 7, 2nd Battalion, 166th Depot Brigade, to June 17, 1918; Company F, 157th Infantry, to Sept. 15, 1918; Company I, 110th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, July 1, 1918. Overseas from Aug. 8, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sector: Clermont (Lorraine).