US 19th Field Artillery Battery A. Born Jan 1895 in Christiania, Norway. First World War: Age 21. Entered service on 2 Apr 1917 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Private. Was in four battles in France and was in the army of occupation. Discharged 29 Jun 1919 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Post war: Died at age 36 on 22 Mar 1931 at Fort Whipple, Arizona. Buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Sioux Falls, plot 5, lot 8, block 14, grave C e1/2. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)