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- Name: Axel Erickson
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- Date of Birth: December 16, 1893
- Date of Death: July 19, 1965 (71 years old)
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- Highest Rank: CPL (Corporal)
- Branch: Army
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- Military Awards:
Axel was decorated by the French government.
- Military Highlights:
Axel served with Company M, 362nd Infantry Regiment, 91st Division of the Army during World War I.
- Wars Involved:
World War I
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- Civilian Life:
Axel was an Arbo Township, Itasca County resident for thirty-six years.
Axel was a retired maintenance mechanic for Oliver Iron Mining.
He had been active in the World War I Veterans organization and American Legion.
Survivors are his wife, Helga; a daughter, Mrs. Duane Rolfson; three sons, Edward, John and David; and seven grandchildren.
He died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-C-38-06)
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