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Thorsten Emanual Nikkila - Fallen

St. Mihiel American Cemetery Thiaucourt, France
County: Logan
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 24, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 140th Infantry

Died on Oct. 24, 1918, of disease.

Buried, Grave 32, Row 12, Block A, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2335 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Logan county. Born, Bryant, S. Dak., Jan. 30, 1891, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - laborer. Inducted at Napoleon on March 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company P, 4th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; 5th Company, Provisional Battalion, 138th Infantry, to April 29, 1918; Detention Camp, Camp Mills, N. Y., to May 12, 1918; 35th Casual Detachment, to June 17, 1918; Company D, 140th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 27, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).