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Ralph Ellis Olinger - Fallen

WWI
Erie, IL
County: Foster
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 16, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 313th Military Police

Died of pneumonia on Oct. 16, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. on June 6, 1921, and buried in Erie Cemetery, Erie, Ill.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2392 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Foster county. Born, Erie, Ill., June 1, 1893, of American parents. Occupation - barber. Inducted at Carrington on June 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in 10th Company, 3rd Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to July 27, 1918; Company A, 313th Military Police, to death. Overseas from Aug. 16, 1918, to death. Engagement: Defensive Sector: Center (Alsace).