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Thor Elias Vatsvik - Fallen

County: Mountrail
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 26, 1918 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 140th Infantry

Killed in action on Sept. 26, 1918. 

Remains returned to Norway and consigned to Alaphias Vatsvik, Skjareham, Norway. (place of burial not given).

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3333 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Mountrail county. Born, Gulen, Norway, Sept. 6, 1890. Declarant citizen. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Stanley on April 8, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company M, 3rd Battalion, 13rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; 5th Company, Provisional Battalion, 138th Infantry, to June 18, 1918; Company E, 140th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 27, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).