HOLM, Gustave

US Army 2nd Engineers Co E. Born 4 Oct 1887 at Faaberg, Norway. First World War: Age 29. Enlisted 14 May 1917 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Served on the Mexican border. Corporal. Served overseas 10 Aug 1917 to 29 Apr 1919. Awarded French Croix de Guerre for valiant service. Died 18 May 1919 at the US General Hospital in Denver, Colorado, of pulmonary tuberculosis He was 31. He is buried in Union Cemetery at Wakonda, South Dakota, block A, lot 32, grave 4. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)