Carl Manuel Bjork

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  • Name: Carl Manuel Bjork
  • Location of Birth: Wisconsin
  • Date of Birth: May 17, 1895
  • Date of Death: November 15, 1936 (41 years old)
  • Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Gust Bjork, Sr.
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Minnesota 55th Engineers
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  • Place Sworn In: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Military Highlights:
    Served in the Minnesota PVT 55 Engineers

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Carl came to Grand Rapids, Minnesota over 25 years ago. He served in the World War and was overseas, enlisting from Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He died at his home after an illness of some time.

    Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Bjork, Sr.; seven sisters, Miss Ann Bjork, Cecelia Stadler, Mrs. Mary Tucci, Mrs. Hulda Trombley, Mrs. Katherine Aiton, Mrs. Flossie Smith, and Mrs. Florence Fuller; and three brothers, Gust, Jr., Walter, and Andrew.

    All of his brothers and sisters were here for the services and his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Johnson of Ashland, Wisconsin also came for the services.

    Buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot 1.16.2.x)

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