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Rueben Evelyn Hansen
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1891
Hendricks
Lincoln County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1918
Meuse, France

Rueben was born in Hendricks, the son of Hans and Jennie Hansen. He served in WWI in France and was killed during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive of World War I. He is buried at the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial in France.The Meuse-Argonne offensive was probably the bloodiest single battle in U.S. history, in the sense that it had the largest number of U.S. dead in a single battle. The Meuse-Argonne offensive cost the US 117,000 casualties, France 70,000 and Germany 100,000. The American casualties represented 40% of the US casualites in WWI.
The objective was the capture of the rail station hub at Sedan, France in order to break the rail network supporting the German army in France and Flanders.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Hans Christian Hansen (1860 - 1947)
  Jennie Maria Danielson Hansen (1862 - 1952)
 
 Siblings:
  Lester Welhaven Hansen (1886 - 1977)*
  Ellen Eunice Hansen Kurtz (1887 - 1970)*
  Wallace Wilhelm Hansen (1889 - 1971)*
  Rueben Evelyn Hansen (1891 - 1918)
  Ruth Nonio Hansen Larson (1893 - 1989)*
  Iva Amelia Hansen Pederson (1896 - 1967)*
  Lincoln Morgan Hansen (1898 - 1967)*
  Stanley Elsmore Hansen (1900 - 1998)*
  Harlin Joshua Hansen (1902 - 1999)*
  Deane Caleb Hansen (1905 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial
Romagne-sous-Montfaucon
Departement de la Meuse
Lorraine, France
 
Created by: KIKI
Record added: Jun 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92361912
Rueben Evelyn Hansen
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Rueben Evelyn Hansen
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So sad that you had to die so young in that horrible war.
- KIKI
 Added: Jul. 10, 2014
 
 
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