2Lt Army Air Services, HQ Detachment, 3rd Aviation Instruction Center. Enlisted July 1917 in Topeka, KS.
Honor Roll Casualty List Dec 5, 1918. Born 13 Feb 1891, Sundsvall, Sweden. Son of Lena & John G. AUSTROM, Independence, Montgomery Co., KS. Died from wounds 05 Nov 1918 following an aeroplane accident on 4 Nov at Tours, France. AUSTROM was unconscious for 16 hours following the accident and never regained consciousness. Buried at St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France, Plot A, Row 27, Grave 14. His name is also included on the 3rd Aviation Instruction Center Memorial.