LEIRO, Jacob

US Army 163 Dep Brig. Born 5 Jan 1890 in Bergen Norway, son of Johannes O. Leiro and Helga Nummedal, both of Eidsland, Norway. First World War: Age 28. Entered service on 24 Jul 1918 at Canton, South Dakota. Private. Discharged 30 Nov 1918 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Post war: Died of anemia at age 38 on 2 Jul 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri. Buried in South Trinity Cemetery at Hudson, South Dakota, lot 9, grave 17. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lincoln County)