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Bugler Oscar Finkenhagen - Fallen

Lignite, ND
County: Burke
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 25, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company I, 357th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 25, 1918.

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

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 909 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Burke county. Born, St. Paul, Minn., April 15, 1895, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Bowbells on May 24, 1918. Sent to Camp Lewis, Wash. Served in 7th Company, 2nd Battalion, 166th Depot Brigade, to June 17, 1918; Company E, 157th Infantry, to Sept. 22, 1918; Company A, 162nd Infantry, to Sept. 27, 1918; Company I, 357th Infantry, to death. Grade: Bugler, Aug. 1, 1918. Overseas from Aug. 31, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sector: Puvenelle (Lorraine).