US Army 313th Engineers. Born 12 Apr 1896 in Bergen, Norway son of Iver Monson and Ingeborg. First World War: Age 22. Entered the service on 24 Jun 1918 at Murdo, South Dakota. Arrived in France 16 Aug 1918. Died of influenza on 10 Oct 1918 in France. Buried in Immanuel Cemetery at Van Meter, South Dakota, lot 2, block 29, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Jones County)