US Army 4th Battery Co B. Born 20 Oct 1898 at Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Olaf Erickson. First World War: Age 19. Enlisted 26 Oct 1917 at Ft. Logan, Colorado. Private. Promoted to Sergeant. Died of pneumonia at Camp Lee, Virginia, on 15 Oct 1918. Buried in Bluff View Cemetery in Vermillion, South Dakota. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)