Aleck or Alex Peter Edner

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  • Name: Aleck or Alex Peter Edner
  • Location of Birth: Pine City, Pine County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 1, 1896
  • Date of Death: May 23, 1925 (28 years old)
  • Parents: Fred and Mathilda Edner
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Alex was a World War I veteran. He belonged to the 56th Engineers and was in actual service in the Argonne sector in France.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Alex died from a tumor over his right eye which burst, causing his death.

    He had made his home in Marble, Minnesota for the past twenty years.

    He leaves to mourn his loss, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Edner; his sisters, Mrs. Andy Columbo and Miss Elinor Edner; and his brothers, Adolph and Elmer.

    Alex is buried in Lakeview Cemetery at Coleraine, Minnesota. (Block 37, Lot 4)

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