US Army Department of the Pacific, 8th Corps. Born 29 Dec 1869 in Surendahl, Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 28. Entered service on 23 Jun 1898 at Leavenworth, Kansas. Corporal. Took part in five expeditions in the Philippine Islands. Discharged 16 Aug 1899. Post war: Married Berthe Sogge. Died of heart failure at age 68 on 27 Jan 1938 at Menno, South Dakota. Buried in the Yankton, South Dakota, Cemetery, lot 4, block 628, grave 3. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Yankton County)