US Army 118th Inf Co A. Born 18 Oct 1888 at Hannor, Norway. First World War: Age 29. Entered the service on 24 Feb 1918 at Rock Rapids, Iowa. Private. Served in France. Sustained shell wounds in his left arm and leg. Discharged 30 Feb 1919 at Camp Grant, Illinois. Post war: Received 100 % pension disability. Died at age 41 on 6 Aug 1929 at Whipple Barracks, Prescott, Arizona. Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, South Dakota, lot 29, block 6, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Lincoln County.)