Army Badge
  • Name: Gustav "Gust" Albin Mollergren
  • Location of Birth: Svedberg, Sweden
  • Date of Birth: May 4, 1890
  • Date of Death: January 30, 1939
  • Parents: Gustaf Mollergren and Johanna (Persson) Mollergren
  • High School and Class:
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: Pvt (Private)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: June 24, 1918
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: July 7, 1919
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    1918 Co. B. Engineers, Camp Grant, Illinois
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    World War I Registration Card
    Name: Gustav Albin Mollergren
    Age: 27
    Home address: Wheaton, Minnesota
    Date of birth: May 4, 1890
    Citizenship: Declared
    Place of birth: Svedberg, Sweden
    If not a citizen, what country: -----
    Present occupation: Ditching
    By whom employed: Malmgren
    Where employed: Wheaton, Minnesota
    Dependents to support: No
    Marital status: Single
    Race: Caucasian
    Prior military service: None
    Claim exception from draft: -----
    Tall, medium, or short: Tall
    Slender, medium or stout: Medium
    Color of eyes: Light blue
    Color of hair: Light
    Bald: No
    Disability: No
    Date of registration: June 5, 1917
    Place of registration: Wheaton, Traverse County, Minnesota

    Gustav Mollergren departed New York, New York on September 19, 1918 on board the "Empress of Asia" with Co. B, 311th Engineers, 86 Division, destined for France.

    Gustav departed Bordeaux, France on June 13, 1919 on board the "Radnor" with Co. B, 311th Engineers, as a Private, and arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 27, 1919.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Gust Mollergren married Elsie Mackley in Minnesota in 1917. He was a resident of the Calumet, Minnesota area for many years. He was employed as a shovel runner for the Guthrie Company and then the Inter-State Mining Company, both located in Calumet.

    Gust died in Greenway Township, Itasca County, Minnesota and is buried in Nashwauk Cemetery, Nashwauk, Minnesota. He is survived by his wife, Elsie, and four children.

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