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 Askel Mejer Anderson

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Askel Mejer Anderson

  • Birth 29 Jun 1894 Kastrup, Holbæk Kommune, Sjælland, Denmark
  • Death 27 Feb 1919 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Plot G, 1283
  • Memorial ID 3060349

Aksel was the 9th of 12 children of Anders Andersen [1852-1924] and Ane Marie Olsen [1860-1929]. He arrived on 9 July 1913 at the Port of New York aboard the SS Hellig Olav, which sailed from Copenhagen, Denmark. He enlisted as a Private on 1 June 1917 at Columbus, Ohio (Serial Number 1027677). He was promoted to Private 1st Class 1 Sept 1918.

5 of his brothers also came from Denmark to North America: Nels Peder Andersen 1887-1922; Carl Andersen 1888-1949, Emil Valdemar Andersen 1889-1949, Johannes Oluf Andersen 1895-1958, and Thorvald Viggo Andersen 1905-1930 - Carl & Johannes also served with the US Military in WWI.

Gravesite Details Pvt, US Army

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3060349
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Askel Mejer Anderson (29 Jun 1894–27 Feb 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3060349, citing San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .