Olson, Egil


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

Egil Olson

"M" Co., 164th Infantry, born at Arvilla, ND; entered service in summer of 1917 in "M" Co., 1st Inf. 41st Div; trained at Camp Green, N.C., Camp Mills, NY and Cammp Merritt, NJ; overseas on December 15, 1917 on USS "Leviathan"; landed Dec 24, 1917 at Liverpool, England and on Jan 1, 1918 at Le Havre. France; transferred to 1st Division during January, 1918, and saw active combat service with this unit at Cantigny and Soissons offensives. He was killed in action on July 19, 1918 near Soissons in that famous battle of the American forces.

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