Bonnett Jr, John A


Grand Forks County (North Dakota) in the World War (World War I), The Page Printerie Inc, Grand Forks, North Dakota, approx 1920

John A Bonnett, Jr

Corporatl, "E" Co, 26th Infantry, 1st Division; son of John A Bonnett, Sr and Isabell Earl Bonnett of Grand Forks ND; born in Illinois April 1, 1893; entered military service in June 1916, enlisting in "M" co, 1st ND Infanatry and served eight months on the Mexican border; when World War started was still in service and went to Camp Greene, NC with "M", 164th Infantry 41st Division; trained at Camps Green, Mills and Merritt; overseas Dec 15, 1917, landing in Liverpool, England, and two weeks later in Le Havre, France; after arrival in France transferred to "E" Co., 26th Infantry, 1st Division and saw active combat service near Toul, at Cantigny, Soissons, St Mihiel and in the Meuse-Argonne offensive; wounded on July 19, 1918 in calf of leg and hand; killed in action in the Argonne Forest in October 1918; Corporal Bonnett was married to Miss Ellan Leland and besides his widow left one daughter, Isabell Louise Bonnett.

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