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Valdemar J. Hemmingsen - Fallen

WWI
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 11, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Battery D, 40th Field Artillery

Died of pneumonia at Camp Custer, Mich., on Oct. 11, 1918.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND as Valdemar J Hemmingson.

Information found in Volume 2, page 1316 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Grand Forks county. Born, Newell, Iowa, Feb. 10, 1895, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Grand Forks on July 22, 1918. Sent to Camp Custer, Mich. Served in 42nd Company, 160th Depot Brigade, to Aug. 18, 1918; Battery D, 40th Field Artillery, to death.