Axel Erickson

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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-38-0-6)

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