BERG, Axel

US Army 136th Inf Co B. Born 1 Feb 1887 at Krenlijenn, Norway, son of Andrew Berg and Sesken. First World War: Age 29. Entered service on 6 Oct 1917 at Elk Point, South Dakota. Private. Later, he served in the 342nd Machine Gun Battalion of the 89th Division. Discharged 11 Dec 1917. Post war: Died 10 May 1919 of tuberculosis at Beresford, South Dakota and buried there in Roseni Cemetery, block 2, lot 1, grave 1. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Union County)