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Paul Nelson - Fallen

WWI
Audubon, IA
County: Mountrail
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 5, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company No. 10, September Automatic Replacement Draft

Died of pneumonia, at sea, on Oct. 5, 1918.

Buried at sea.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2306 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Mountrail county. Born, Audubon, Iowa, Jan. 6, 1894, of Danish parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Stanley on Aug. 5, 1918. Sent to Camp MacArthur, Texas. Served in 11th Detention Company, Camp MacArthur, Texas, to Aug. 31, 1918; Company B, 1st Infantry Replacement Training Battalion, Camp MacArthur, Texas, to Sept. 16, 1918; Company No. 10, September Automatic Replacement Draft, Camp MacArthur, Texas, to death. Overseas from Sept. 23, 1918, to death.