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Sgt. Oscar Erickson - Fallen

Grafton, ND
County: Walsh
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 16, 1918 / Age: 30
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 6th Engineers

Died on Oct. 16, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried in France. Reburied, Grave 3211, European Section, National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 858 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.


Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Grafton, D. T., Feb. 3, 1888, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted at Chicago, Ill., on June 2, 1917. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served in Company E, 6th Engineers, to death. Grade: Corporal, Sept. 17, 1917; Private, Oct. 14, 1917; Corporal, Dec. 5, 1917; Sergeant, Sept. 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 5, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensives: Champagne-Marne; Somme. Defensive Sectors: Chateau-Thierry and Vesle (Champagne).