VIGNESS, Daniel W.

US Army 161st Dep. Brigade. Born 2 Aug 1896 at Stavanger, Norway, son of Tobias Vigness and Anna. First World War: Age 22. Entered service on 4 Sep 1918 at Sanborn County, South Dakota. Private. Discharged 14 Mar 1919. Married to Gladys. Died at age 33 of a fractured skull on 26 Oct 1929 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Buried there in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elm addition, lot 9, grave W1/2. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)