Arthur Eide

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  • Name: Arthur Eide
  • Location of Birth: McIntosh, Polk County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 7, 1894
  • Date of Death: August 17, 1962 (68 years old)
  • Parents: Albert Eide
  • High School and Class:
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: CPL (Corporal)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: September 20, 1917 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: April 22, 1919 (Discharge Date)
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:
    Purple Heart

  • Military Highlights:
    Arthur served in France and was wounded in the Battle of St. Mihel.
    He served with Company H of the 359th Infantry, 90th Division.

    Information in the United States, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
    Name: Arthur Eide
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    Marital Status: Single
    Birth Date: August 7, 1894
    Birth Place: Minnesota
    Residence Date: 1917-1918
    Residence Place: Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
    Physical Build: Slender
    Height: Medium
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Blue

    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:
    Name: Arthur Eide
    Gender: Male
    Registration Age: 47
    Birth Date: August 7, 1894
    Birth Place: McIntosh, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Calumet, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: About 1941
    Military Draft Date: 1942
    Height: 5' 10"
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Weight: 160
    Complexion: Light
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Ed Jetland

    Information in the United States, Army Transport Service Arriving and Departing Passenger Lists, 1910-1939:
    Name: Arthur Eide
    Departure Date: August 31, 1918
    Departure Place: New York, New York
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
    Father: Albert A. Eide
    Ship: Ortega
    Rank: Private
    Notes: Overseas Casual Company #362

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Arthur came to Grand Rapids, Minnesota at the age of sixteen. He has been a resident of Grand Rapids, Minnesota since 1910. Arthur worked for the Great Northern Railroad for thirty-one years. He retired in 1959.

    Arthur was a member of the Ponti-Peterson VFW Post.

    Survivors are his wife, Marian; a son, Robert; and four sisters, Mrs. Ed Jetland, Mrs. A. J. Levasseur, Mrs. Reuben Patnaude, and Mrs. Lydia Moore.

    Arthur died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-A-37-1-7)

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