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 Hildor Johan Edlund

Hildor Johan Edlund

Birth
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 2 May 1934 (aged 34)
Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 07 228 3
Memorial ID 127337 · View Source
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Hildur was the third son of Johan and Maria Edlund. At the age of sixteen (16) he went to work as an apprentice at the Eagle Publishing (Murray Eagle Newspaper) and worked there for a couple of years. He then joined the U.S. Army and fought in many of the great battles of the First World War. While in the war, however, he came in contact with "Mustard Gas." The doctors told him he would not live much past the age of thirty-five. He served as a Private in Battery E 17th Field Artillery. Upon returning home from the war he went to work at the Murray Smelter.
Obituary: Hildor J. Edlund, 34 yrs, died Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at his home 62 Grayson apartments. He was suddenly taken ill at the U.S. Smelter at Midvale where he was employed and died 3 l/2 hrs later. Mr. Edlund served overseas in the World War in the New York [2nd or 3rd] Division. He was also a member of the Jordan Post of the American Legion., He born June 17 1899 and attended the Murray schools. He is survived by his wife Eileen Bennett Edlund, his mother, Maria Edlund and 3 brothers: Carl D. Edlund, Eynar E. Edlund and Allen L. Edlund of Salt Lake; a sister, Mrs. Vinnie Berg of Salt Lake. Funeral arrangments will be announced later. Deseret News May3/ pg 15 and May 9/ pg 7; S.L. Trib May 3 and 4th pg 20


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  • Maintained by: genlady
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127337
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hildor Johan Edlund (17 Jun 1899–2 May 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127337, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by genlady (contributor 48198577) .