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Ph1 Selmer Martin Okstad
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1918
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1943

Pharmacist's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy
Purple Heart

From the Crookston Daily Times - Sept 1943

Word has been received that Selmer Okstad PhM 1CL, son of Marie Johnson, formerly of Gonvick, has been killed in action with the Navy. He was among 100 crew members killed when an American ship, the Savannah, was hit by a torpedo. He was buried at sea. 
 
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  Selmer Okstad (1893 - 1918)
 
Note: buried at sea
 
Burial:
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Nettuno
Provincia di Roma
Lazio, Italy
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: kateb
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56312872
Ph1 Selmer Martin Okstad
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Ph1 Selmer Martin Okstad
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Ph1 Selmer Martin Okstad
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Thank you Selmer for your service and courage
- kateb
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013
 
 
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