ELIASON, Anthon K.

SD 1st Inf Co D. Born 27 Oct 1878 in Lemvig, Denmark. Spanish-American War: Age 19. Entered the service on 17 May 1898 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jul 1899 at Manila, the Philippine Islands. Discharged 1901 at San Francisco, California. Post war: Married Agnes Garett. Died of Bright’s Disease on 12 Apr 1906, age 27, at Mitchell, South Dakota, and is buried in Green Hill Cemetery at Alexandria, South Dakota, lot 2, lock 63, grave G. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Hanson County)