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AMM1 Nels Edward Henderson - Fallen

WWI
County: Williams
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 16, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: Naval Air Station, Rockaway Beach

Died at Rockaway Beach, L. I., N. Y., on Oct. 16, 1918.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1319 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Williams county. Born, Tomahawk, Wis., Nov. 18, 1894, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in the Navy at Minneapolis, Minn., on Dec. 14, 1917. Served at Denwoody Naval Institute, Minneapolis, Minn., to March 18, 1918; Naval Air Station, Rockaway Beach, to death. Grades: Landsman Machinist's Mate, Aviation, 77 days; Machinist's Mate 2nd Class, Aviation, 184 days; Machinist's Mate 1st Class, Aviation, 45 days.