US Army 32nd Div, 126th Inf, Co E. Born 12 Jan 1896 in Christiania, Norway, son of Amund Amundsen and Martha. First World War: Age 22. Entered service on 25 May 1918 at Elk Point, South Dakota. Private. Served overseas from 26 Sep 1918 to 11 Nov 1918. Discharged 29 May 1919 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Post war: Married Ida Rasmussen. Killed in an accident on 10 Sep 1940 at Sioux City, Iowa, at age 44. Buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Alcester, South Dakota, block 33, lot 2, grave 8. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Union County)