US Army, 109th Inf Co A. Born 16 Nov 1894 in Fredensbarn, Denmark. First World War: Age 23. Entered the army on 25 May 1918 in Kingsbury County, South Dakota. Private. Overseas on 7 Aug 1918. Fought in the battle of Argonne Forest. Was killed in action in France on 27 Sep 1918. He is buried in the Oldham, South Dakota, Cemetery, block 23, lot 4, grave 1. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Kingsbury County)