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Pvt Alfred Olson
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1890
Racine
Racine County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1918, France

From the "Crook County Monitor" Sundance, Crook, Wyoming; November 18, 1920, page 1

OBITUARY OF SOLDIER ALFRED OLSON

Alfred Olson was born at Racine, Wis., January 13th, 1890, where he lived until he was 9 years of age when he moved with his parents to South Dakota , living on farm 2 miles south-east of Viborg for x number of years until the family moved to Sundance, Wyo.

On June 3rd, 1918, he enlisted in the army at Sundance, and was stationed for a short time at Logan, Utah, and in September that year sailed overseas, landing in England and was at once transferred to France with x company of engineers (Co. "A" 311th Engineers). Shortly after reaching France, he was taken sick and this developed into pneumonia from which he died on October 6th, 1918, and was buried in Cemetery No. 25 at Talans (four miles south west of Sardasux) France, from which place his remains were transferred and landed in Hoboken, N.J.: Oct. 25, 1920.

Funeral services were held from the Baptist church Sunday, Oct. 31st in charge of the American Legion, the sermon being preached by Rev. A. W. Fanchet of Sioux Falls.

He leaves to mourn, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Olson, two brothers, Henry and David, and one sister, Mrs. H. E. Monk.


Alfred Olson
United States Census, 1910
Name Alfred Olson
Event Type Census
Event Date 1910
Event Place Sundance, Crook, Wyoming, United States
Gender Male
Age 20
Marital Status Single
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Son
Birth Year (Estimated) 1890
Birthplace Wisconsin
Father's Birthplace Denmark
Mother's Birthplace Denmark

Nelts Olson Head M 60 Denmark
Mary Olson Wife F 60 Denmark
Henry P Olson Son M 30 Wisconsin
Alfred Olson Son M 20 Wisconsin

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Inscription:
CO. A 311th ENGINEERS
 
Burial:
Baptist Cemetery
Viborg
Turner County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Christin Bartels
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
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Pvt Alfred Olson
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