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Pvt. Thorvald Brenden - Fallen

WWI
Kerkhoven, MN
County: Dunn
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: May 10, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company K, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on May 10, 1918.

Buried, Kerkhoven, Minn.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 389 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Dunn county. Born, Kerkhoven, Minn., Sept. 11, 1894, of Norwegian-Swedish parents. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company K, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Dickinson, on June 17, 1917. Served in Company K, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Jan. 8, 1918; Company K, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 11, 1918; Machine Gun Company, 16th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, Oct. 1, 1917; Private, Jan. 15, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).