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Olaf Dybdal - Fallen

WWI
McLeod, ND
County: Ransom
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 7, 1918 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company K, 139th Infantry

Died, Oct. 7, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried, Grave 157, Row 12, Block 4, Argonne-American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France. Reburied, McLeod, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 778 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Ransom county. Born, McLeod, N. Dak., July 22, 1890, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - carpenter. Inducted at Lisbon on March 29, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company K, 139th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).